DELAWARE STATE HIGHWAY
TERMINUS GALLERY & GUIDES

DE 26


Highway Review:
DE 26 connects DE 54 near Gumboro through Dagsboro to Bethany Beach. The highway's 23 miles are signed east-west, but the highway runs north-south for its first five miles.

Highway Information:
Distance: 22.9 miles
Counties traveled through: Sussex
Highway intersections: DE 54 (Mile 0.0), DE 30 (Mile 0.8), DE 54 (Mile 2.4), DE 30 (Mile 5.7), U.S. 113 (Mile 11.3), DE 20 (Mile 12.1), DE 20 (Mile 12.6), DE 17 (Mile 18.8), DE 1 (Mile 22.9)
Highway duplexes: DE 54 (Miles 0.0-2.4, 2.4 miles), DE 30 (Miles 0.8-5.7, 4.9 miles), DE 20 (Miles 12.1-12.6, 0.5 mile)


WESTERN TERMINUS
Maryland State Line, continues as MD 353

"END DE 26" sign as the highway prepares to enter Maryland.
The highway is duplexed with DE 54 to this point. DE 54 does
not end here, but turns right at the intersection ahead (where
the caution lights are). The house in the distance is in Maryland.
(Photo taken 3/17/03)
Another view of the "END" sign, as seen four and a half months
later. (Photo taken 8/3/03)

OTHER HIGHWAY PICTURES

DE 54/26/30 West assurance shields southwest of the DE 54
intersection. The three highways are triplexed for about one
and a half miles before
DE 30 departs to the northwest. (Photo
taken 3/17/03)
DE 26/30/54 West at DE 30 West south of Gumboro. (Photo
taken 3/17/03)
DE 26/DE 30/DE 54 East assurance shields, just north of the
DE 30 West intersection. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 26/54 West assurance shields southwest of DE 30. DE 26
ends less than a mile ahead. (Photo taken 3/17/03)
DE 26/DE 30/DE 54 East at DE 54 East in Gumboro. (Photo
taken 8/3/03)
DE 26/DE 30 East at DE 26 East. DE 30 intersects DE 24
less than a mile beyond this intersection, so DelDot places a
DE 24 shield with the DE 30 one. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 26 East at U.S. 113 in Dagsboro. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 26 East at DE 20 West in Dagsboro. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 20/DE 26 East assurance shields in Dagsboro. (Photo
taken 8/3/03)
DE 20/DE 26 East as they prepare to turn left in Dagsboro.
(Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 20/DE 26 East at DE 20 East in Dagsboro. This ends the
short duplex of the state highways. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 26 East at DE 17 South. DE 17 connects to DE 54 in
Selbyville on its other end. (Photo taken 8/3/03)

EASTERN TERMINUS
DE 1, Bethany Beach

DE 26 East at DE 1 in Bethany Beach. There is no "END" sign
at this terminus. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
First DE 26 West assurance shield just west of DE 1. The next
highway intersection is at the northern terminus of DE 17 in
four miles. (Photo taken 8/3/03)
DE 1 South at DE 26 West. DE 26 is the only highway DE 1
intersects between Fenwick Island and Rehoboth Beach.
Other than that, DE 1 runs along a narrow strip of land through
the Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks.
(Photo taken 8/3/03)

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Last updated November 10, 2003 12:01 AM