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Any gravel highways in Canada?

Started by Tom, September 27, 2009, 06:34:04 PM

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I'll start this out with the fact that Ontario Hwy 600 is at least partially gravel.  Any others like that in Canada? :coffee:


In every province...too many to mention them all here...

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Manitoba 280 is gravel all the way from Thompson and PR 391 to PR 290 near Gillam
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B.A. History, Montclair State University 2013-15
A.A. History & Education - Middlesex (County) College 2009-13


Many highways in the northern part of Canada are gravel.  Traffic counts are nowhere near high enough to warrant pavement.

The Dempster Highway (Yukon 5/NWT 8) comes to's gravel for virtually its entire length.

The Trans-Labrador Highway also has gravel sections (several extremely poorly maintained) as well.

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In Ontario, all of the primary highways are paved.  Numerous stretches of secondary and tertiary highways, however, are gravel...given their location in the northern part of the province.


Quote from: Tom on September 27, 2009, 06:34:04 PM
Prince Edward Island is more gravel than paved, almost.  Quebec has several such as the end of 138.


QuotePrince Edward Island is more gravel than paved, almost.

Overall, yes.  But Meaghan and I found that the majority of the signed/numbered routes were paved.

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