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Elongated circle blank 2-digit.svg Delaware
A state resource page of the AARoads Wiki

Welcome to the Delaware Routes Task Force of the AARoads Wiki! The goal of this task force is to cover Interstates, U.S. routes, state routes, and other notable roads in Delaware through well-written quality articles.

Scope and goals

The task force covers Delaware state routes along with Interstates and U.S. routes that run through Delaware. Also included are other notable roads maintained by DelDOT, such as the Puncheon Run Connector, along with coverage of the Delaware Byways system. The goal is to organize, standardize, and expand the articles on highways in Delaware to be a broad, comprehensive, and recognized resource.

Recognized content

AARoads:Delaware/Recognized content




  • DelDOT Historic Highway Maps
  • DelDOT Annual Reports
  • Dover Post (libraries, recent on Newsbank)
  • Delaware News Journal (Newspapers.com - PE after 1922)
  • Philadelphia Inquirer (recent on Newsbank, Newspapers.com - after 1920s requires Publishers Extra, Philadelphia library, 1860-1923 also on Newspaperarchive)

Structure and standards

Delaware road articles follow AA:MURA.

Naming convention

All articles on state routes are named Delaware Route X per AA:NC. Delaware state routes are to be abbreviated DE X.


Delaware uses Elongated circle X.svg for 1 and 2-digit state route shields and Ellipse sign X.svg for 3-digit state route shields. The shields are at commons:Category:Elongated circular route shields and commons:Category:Elliptical route shields.




Delaware road articles use {{Infobox road}}. Remember to set the state parameter to "DE", and the type parameter to I, US, or DE for Interstates, U.S. routes, and state routes respectively. Also include DelDOT in the maint parameter (unless another agency maintains the entire road), along with any other agencies that maintain portions of the road (such as USACE for the roads that cross the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal). Use {{jct}} to generate the major intersections and termini in the infobox. The browse in the infobox includes all Interstates, U.S. routes, and state routes past and present. Use {{infobox road junction}} for articles about interchanges.

Historic maps

Use {{Delaware road map}} to generate a reference for the DelDOT historic maps.

Junction template

All Delaware road articles should have a major intersections or exit list table (depending on the route) following the standards set forth at AA:MURA, generated using {{jct}}, {{jcttop}}, {{jctint}}, and {{jctbtm}}. Remember to set the state parameter to "DE".

Project banner

Place the following on the talk page for articles

User templates

{{AARW user|USA|DE}}

Produces a userbox for editors' user pages.

This editor is interested in Delaware roads and highways.