DE 71

Highway Review:
DE 71 connects to U.S. 13 on both ends. It is the main connection from U.S. 13 North to Middletown. The highway also has a long duplex with U.S. 301 and DE 896 before heading back to the northeast. DE 71 comes to an end at U.S. 13 and DE 1.

Highway Information:
Distance: 22.3 miles
Counties traveled through: New Castle
Highway intersections: U.S. 13 (Mile 0.0), DE 299 (Mile 5.7), U.S. 301 (Mile 6.8), DE 896 (Mile 10.1), DE 15 (Mile 12.2), U.S. 301/DE 896 (Mile 14.3), DE 72 (Mile 19.1), DE 7 (Mile 21.0), U.S. 13 (Mile 22.3)
Highway duplexes: U.S. 301 (Miles 6.8-14.3, 7.5 miles), DE 896 (Miles 10.1-14.3, 4.2 miles)

U.S. 13, east of Townsend

DE 71 South at U.S. 13/DE 1. The end sign is just in front of the
orange sign. DE 1 is no longer signed with U.S. 13 here; it has been
bypassed to the east after the completion of the Smyrna-Odessa
connection of the
DE 1 Turnpike. (Photo taken 3/18/03)
U.S. 13 North approaching DE 71 North. (Photo taken 3/18/03)
U.S. 13 North at DE 71 North. There is a left turn signal here for
those wanting to go towards Middletown on DE 71 North. (Photo
taken 3/18/03)
DE 71 North assurance shield just past U.S. 13. The highway will
enter Middletown in five miles. (Photo taken 3/18/03)
U.S. 13 South at DE 71 North. (Photo taken 3/19/03)


DE 71 North at DE 299 in Middletown. The town has many historic
buildings and houses along DE 71 and DE 299. (Photo taken

U.S. 13/DE 1, east of Bear

DE 1 South approaching Exit 156 - U.S. 13 North/DE 71 South -
Wilmington/Red Lion - 1/2 mile. Signs on northbound U.S. 13/
DE 1 do not mention DE 71. (Photo taken 3/19/03)
DE 1 South approaching Exit 156 - 1/4 mile. (Photo taken
DE 1 South at Exit 156 - U.S. 13 North/DE 71 South - Wilmington/
Red Lion. Another sign gantry (faintly visible from this view) points
motorists towards either U.S. 13 or DE 71. (Photo taken 3/19/03) Home --> Delaware Highway Guides --> Delaware State Highway Terminus Gallery & Guides

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Last updated June 18, 2003 12:29 AM