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What’s New with Delaware’s Byways

Delaware Greenways is a partner on all three development working groups

Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway:

  • We’ve completed the Greenville Village and Scenic Conservation Plan Studies.
  • We’ve also completed the Design Guidelines that reflect the work of the Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway Partnership and the Red Clay Byway, and submitted them to New Castle County Dept. of Land Use.

Management Committee Chairs are John Danzeisen (jrdanz@comcast.net) and Gary Linarducci (gary@ssalaw.us)

The Byway Partnership consists of the following organizations:

  • Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art
  • Centreville Civic Association
  • Delaware Greenways, Inc.  (Co-Chair)
  • Delaware Museum of Natural History
  • Delaware Nature Society
  • Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Hagley Museum and Library
  • Kennett Pike Association (Co-Chair)
  • Member of the Business Community (Currently The Inn at Montchanin)
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
  • Woodlawn Trustees, Inc.
  • Council of Civic Associations of Brandywine Hundred (CCOBH)
  • Westover Hills Civic Association
  • 8th District Neighborhood Planning Council

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Download Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway PDFs:

Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan
Corridor Management Plan
Design Guidelines
Greenville Village Special Area Plan
SR 90/SR100 Charrette Summary
Scenic Stewardship
Existing Conditions Report
Scenic Conservation Plan Final Report
Travel Demand Report
Trend Scenario Report
Viewshed Analysis Report

Delaware Bayshore Byway

  • We are working with DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife to improve their Wildlife Areas along the Byway with new observation platforms and signing within the Wildlife Areas to guide visitors
  • We are working with DelDOT to sign the Byway with signs guiding visitors to venues along its more than 100 mile length.
  • In its leadership role in managing the Bayshore Byway, Delaware Greenways is leading the Management Committee*, consisting of representatives of the communities, the non-profit community helping to preserve the Bayshore, and residents and businesses all along the Byway.  *Chairman of the Management Committee is Steve Borleske (sgborleske@gmail.com).

Download the Delaware Bayshore Byway Corridor Management Plan

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Historic Lewes Byway:

  • We have a new brand for the Historic Lewes Byway that now appears on byway signs and marketing materials.
  • We are excited that Sussex County has endorsed the Corridor Management Plan.
  • We are working to develop Design Guidelines to assist property owners maintain and improve their properties and buildings to reflect the scenic and historic character of the Byway which will strengthen and increase the value of properties along the Byway.
  • We are providing technical assistance to DelDOT, the City of Lewes and Sussex County to develop a master plan for New Road, one of the six roadways of the Historic Lewes Byway.

Historic Lewes Byway Management Committee Chair is
Mary Roth (mroth@delawaregreenways.org)

11/27/18 New Road Public Workshop #1: DETAILS HERE 

Download the Historic Lewes Byway Corridor Management Plan

Download New Road Corridor Master Plan Overview

Download Kings Highway and Gills Neck Road Master Plan

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