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MD 194(N-S)/MD 550(N-S) Duplex

194 550

Maryland Routes 194 and 550 join for 0.55 miles bypassing Woodsboro in Frederick County.


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

Northbound on MD 550 nearing Woodsboro. MD 194 is ahead.

 


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

MD 194 follows an eastern, two-lane bypass of the town. MD 550 joins the bypass. Traffic that does not join the duplex here will follow Liberty Road (Old MD 550) to meet Main Street (Old MD 194) at the southern split of the pre-bypass duplex.

 


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

Northbound along the bypass.

 


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

The duplex last only a half mile. MD 550 turns left to meet its old routing west of town.

 


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

The northern split. MD 194 continues northward, becoming PA 194 in Pennsylvania. MD 550 travels to Thurmont, where it has a duplex with MD 77.

 


Timothy Reichard 3/16/05

Now southbound on MD 194 near the north end of the bypass. The duplex begins ahead.

 


Brian Polidoro

The northern split as seen from MD 194 south. MD 550 joins from the right.

 


Timothy Reichard 3/16/05

Northbound on Main Street/Old MD 194 where the old alignment joins the current bypass.

 


Timothy Reichard 3/16/05

Main Street carries the piece of MD 550 that joins the main bypass. MD 550 itself follows a short northern bypass of Woodsboro as well.

 


Timothy Reichard 3/16/05

MD 550 leaves Main Street to join MD 550 on the main bypass.

 


Timothy Reichard 1/13/03

Around the bend, MD 550 south splits ahead.

 


Brian Polidoro

The southern split. MD 194 continues south to MD 26 in Ceresville, while MD 550 ends at MD 26 in Libertytown.

 

Local Names

North
194

Woodsboro Pike

North
550

Main Street
Woodsboro-Creagerstown Road

Duplex
194
550

Woodsboro Pike

South
194

Woodsboro Pike

South
550

Woodsboro Road

 

Terraserver Imagery

  • 1989 Topo. · Old MD 194/Old MD 550 duplex before the bypass was built

 

Former Designations

71

1933–19??

MD 71 was assigned.
71
550

19??–1958

MD 550 was assigned following MD 71.
194
550

1958–199?

MD 194 replaced MD 71.
194
550

199?–

MD 194/MD 550 was relocated to the Woodsboro bypass at the (1995-6?) conclusion of the construction project begun in 1994.

 

Adjacent Multiplexes


West to Woodsboro

116
194

North to Hanover, PA

77
550

North to Thurmont

 

 

 

 
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