Maryland Route 36

Maryland Route 36 is a 29-mile state highway located in Allegany County, Maryland, United States. The road serves as the main road through the Georges creek Valley, a region which is historically known for coal mining. It is a part of the National Highway System as a principal arterial from I-68 to US 40 Alternate in Frostburg.

About Maryland Route 36 in brief

Summary Maryland Route 36Maryland Route 36 is a 29-mile state highway located in Allegany County, Maryland, United States. MD 36’s southern terminus is at the West Virginia Route 46 bridge in Westernport and its northern terminus at U. S. Route 40 Alternate near Cumberland. Between Westernport and Frostburg, it is known as Georges Creek Road, and from Frostburg to Cumberland it is called Mount Savage Road. The road serves as the main road through the Georges creek Valley, a region which is historically known for coal mining. It is a part of the National Highway System as a principal arterial from I-68 to US 40 Alternate in Frostburg and from MD 35 at Corriganville to US 40 Alternate in Cumberlands. In Mount Savage, the road is frequently obstructed by parked cars, making it difficult for two cars to pass by each other.

It also passes by the Mount Savage Castle, a Scottish-style castle built in 1840, which currently operates as a bed-and-break-and operates as an attraction for tourists and locals. The highway is maintained by the Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) and is signed as a two-lane undivided road with a center turn radius of 2.5 miles (4.5 kilometers) The road has two main sections: Georges. Creek Road runs along the Georgers Creek Valley, from Westernport to Frostburg in southwestern Allegansy County; and Mount. Savage Road, which runs eastward from Frostberg to Cumberlands in northwestern Alleans.