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Title: A-73 expansion
Post by: Hellfighter on March 14, 2009, 03:05:47 PM
Does anyone know when or if they're going to expand A-73 south of St. Georges to US-201 and to the north, a possible interchange with A-70?
Title: Re: A-73 expansion
Post by: un1 on March 14, 2009, 03:17:52 PM
The unofficial extension website:  http://www.geocities.com/autoroute73/highway.html (http://www.geocities.com/autoroute73/highway.html)

Well to A-70 maybe a few decades according to my Quebec map.
Title: Re: A-73 expansion
Post by: Alps on March 14, 2009, 07:12:47 PM
Unlikely to ever head north to A-70.  70 will likely always be an orphaned Autoroute due to the limited traffic volumes there.  The twinning work on PR-175 is more due to safety because there are low volumes; it won't be to freeway standards, won't follow the whole route, and I do not believe it will carry the A-73 designation.  I find it interesting that A-70 and A-85 (future) are basically the same route and yet one is E-W and one is N-S because of how the Gaspé Peninsula skews directions.
Title: Re: A-73 expansion
Post by: Stephane Dumas on March 15, 2009, 11:11:51 AM
here some good pictures of PQ-175 upgrades http://www.mtq.gouv.qc.ca/portal/page/portal/grands_projets/trouver_grand_projet/axe_routier_73_175#visuels (http://www.mtq.gouv.qc.ca/portal/page/portal/grands_projets/trouver_grand_projet/axe_routier_73_175#visuels)

and a couple of additionnals pics at various places
http://richard3.wordpress.com/2008/09/01/route-175-1-au-camp-jacques-cartier/ (http://richard3.wordpress.com/2008/09/01/route-175-1-au-camp-jacques-cartier/)
http://richard3.wordpress.com/2008/09/22/qc-175-entre-laterriere-et-la-route-169/ (http://richard3.wordpress.com/2008/09/22/qc-175-entre-laterriere-et-la-route-169/)