NJ 1920s Route 20-
This Route 20 was proposed as a route from West Berlin to Delaware
Pictures of Route 20-
South on current-day CR 561 in West Berlin, near the southern terminus of this old Route
20. There are no state-constructed bridges and it is doubtful that this route was
ever part of the State system after 1927. Photo taken
History of Route 20-
|1923, Chap 177 "From a point on Route No.
3, extending by way of West Berlin, Gibbsboro and Haddonfield, connecting with Haddon
Avenue in the Borough of Haddonfield, and continuing to approach the Delaware River
|In the proposed 1926 renumbering this road was combined with one of the unnumbered roads (1923, Chap 201) as Route No. 25 From a point on Route #3 and Haddon Avenue, in the Borough of Collingswood, to a point on Route #14 in Mays Landing; by way of Haddon Avenue, through the Borough of Haddonfield, and by way of Gibbsboro and West Berlin into Route #3; thence over a road known as the "Berlin-Blue Anchor Road," by way of Blue-Anchor, and over the road known as the "Mays Landing Road" to Route #14, at Mays Landing.
|David Mudge, NJDOT, 8/25/2000: "Remember, buying up
new right of way was a costly and time consuming process also. This is probably the reason
why only one of the two authorized Route 20's was constructed"
|From what we can tell, the current-day routing of this road is,
from Camden, CR 561 South to Berlin. There is a dead-end near US 30, and also a
seemingly newer alignment that does connect to US 30.
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