Road Information

Interstate 495 in Delaware Total Mileage in State: 12 miles
Northern End: At I-95, in Claymont
Southern End: At I-95/I-295, in Newport
Mileage covered in Photos: 12 miles
Counties covered in Photos: New Castle
Major Junctions in Photos: US 13, in Edgemoor
I-95, in Claymont
Control Cities in Photos: Newport, Wilmington, Claymont

Northbound

   

Interstate 495 North as mile marker 0 marks its beginning. We also see an electronic variable speed limit sign here. Variable speed limits are posted along all 12 miles of I-495.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 0.5. It's 2 miles to Port of Wilmington and 30 miles to Philadelphia.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

This sign lists the distances to the three upcoming exits on Interstate 495 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North: Road view from mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at mile marker 1.5.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at Exit 1: US 13 Bus. - Wilmington  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

This sign warns of the possibility of slow moving trucks for the next 2 miles. I'm not quite sure why, since the grade ahead is extremely mild.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North assurance shield near mile marker 2.5.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at Exit 2: DE 9A - Terminal Ave / Port of Wilmington / Riverfront Attractions  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

This overhead sign lists the distances to the three upcoming exits on Interstate 495 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Looking to the west near mile marker 4, you can see this view of downtown Wilmington.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Road view on Interstate 495 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at Exit 3: 12th St  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Variable speed limit signs just north of Exit 3. The speed limit at the time I passed through was 65 mph, even though it's hard to see the digits on the signs in this picture.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 495 North. It's 6 miles to Claymont, 10 miles to Chester, and 25 miles to Philadelphia.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Take Exit 4 to Fox Point Park and Brandywine Attractions.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at Exit 4: DE 3 / US 13 - Edgemoor Rd / Edgemoor Industrial Park / Gov Printz Blvd  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North assurance shield.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

View on Interstate 495 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

More variable speed limit signs on Interstate 495 North. Once again, the speed limit at the time was 65 mph.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Another view on Interstate 495 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North approaching Exit 5 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at mile marker 10.5.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at Exit 5: US 13 - Philadelphia Pike / Claymont  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at mile marker 11.5, as we approach its northern terminus at Interstate 95.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

One final Interstate 495 North assurance shield approaching the junction of Interstate 95.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

As Interstate 495 North passes under Naamans Rd, we begin to see traffic from Interstate 95 North on the left.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).

Interstate 495 North at its northern terminus, as it merges with Interstate 95 North and you prepare to cross into Pennsylvania on I-95 North.  (Photo taken 8/9/15).