Maryland Route 193

Maryland Route 193 (MD 193) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Maryland. Known for most of its length as University Boulevard and Greenbelt Road, the state highway runs 26.07 mi (41.96 km) from MD 185 in Kensington east to MD 202 north of Upper Marlboro. MD 193 serves as a major east-west commuter route in eastern Montgomery County and northern Prince George's County, connecting Wheaton, Silver Spring, Langley Park, College Park, and Greenbelt. The state highway also provides the primary access to the University of Maryland and Goddard Space Flight Center. In central Prince George's County, MD 193 is the main north–south highway connecting Glenn Dale and Greater Upper Marlboro with the affluent suburbs of Woodmore and Kettering.

Maryland Route 193

Maryland Route 193 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by MDSHA
Length26.07 mi[1] (41.96 km)
Existed1927–present
Major junctions
West end MD 185 in Kensington
Major intersections MD 97 in Wheaton

US 29 in Silver Spring
I-495 in Silver Spring
MD 650 in Langley Park
US 1 in College Park
MD 201 in Greenbelt
Baltimore–Washington Parkway in Greenbelt
MD 564 in Glenn Dale
MD 450 in Glenn Dale

MD 214 in Kettering
East end MD 202 in Kettering
Location
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountiesMontgomery, Prince George's
Highway system
MD 192 MD 194

MD 193 originally consisted of Connecticut Avenue between Chevy Chase and Kensington and Old Bladensburg Road (now University Boulevard) between Kensington and College Park. While MD 185 replaced MD 193 on the Connecticut Avenue portion in the 1970s, MD 193 grew on its eastern end by taking over the routing of MD 430 between College Park and Greenbelt and MD 199 in Glenn Dale in the early 1960s. MD 193 reached its final extent by taking over MD 556 between Glenn Dale and Greater Upper Marlboro in the late 1980s. The state highway's expansion from a two-lane road to a divided highway with four to six lanes began in the 1950s and continued through the 1990s.


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