Ontario Highway 67

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Highway 67
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 10.9 km[2] (6.8 mi)
Existed: June 30, 1937[1] – present
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 11 – Porquis Junction
North end: Iroquois Falls
Highway system
Current highways
←  Highway 66   Highway 69  →
Former highways
    Highway 68  →

King's Highway 67, commonly referred to as Highway 67, is a provincially maintained highway in the northern portion of the Canadian province of Ontario.

Route description[edit]

Highway 67 currently travels from Highway 11 at Porquis Junction to the community of Iroquois Falls, where it connects with the former Highway 577 and Highway 578. The 11-kilometre (7 mi) route is predominantly rural, ending as it enters the urban centre of Iroquois Falls. Aside from that town, the only other community on the route is Porquis Junction.[3] The length of Highway 67 is 9.8 km (6.1 mi).[2]

History[edit]

The Timmins – Iroquois Falls Road was first assumed by the Department of Highways on June 30, 1937, shortly after the merger with the Department of Northern Development, at a length of 67.6 kilometres (42.0 mi). At that time, the highway travelled along a portion of what is now Highway 101 west of Timmins. The construction of highway 101 during the mid-1950s resulted in Highway 67 being truncated to a junction between Hoyle and Shillington. The route was also diverted onto the Barbers Bay Cutoff; the old routing was redesignated as Highway 610. Between then and 1997, the highway was 35.5 kilometres (22.1 mi) long.

On January 1, 1998, Highway 67 was shortened by 24.6 kilometres (15.3 mi), leaving only the section between Highway 11 and Iroquois Falls. The section between Highway 101 and Highway 11 is now known as Municipal Road.[3][4]

Major intersections[edit]

The following table lists the major junctions along Highway 67, as noted by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.[2] The entire route is located in Cochrane District.[3] 

Location km[2] mi Destinations Notes
Unorganized Cochrane District 0.0 0.0  Highway 11 – Cochrane, Kirkland Lake
Iroquois Falls 8.3 5.2 Beginning of Iroquois Falls connecting link agreement
10.9 6.8 End of Iroquois Falls connecting link agreement; formerly Highway 578
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Appendix 3 - Schedule of Assumptions and Reversions". Annual Report (Report). Department of Highways. March 31, 1938. p. 80. 
  2. ^ a b c Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (2007). "Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) counts". Retrieved August 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Mapart (2010). Ontario Back Road Atlas (Map). Peter Heiler Ltd. p. 105. § H17. ISBN 978-1-55198-226-7. 
  4. ^ Highway Transfers List - "Who Does What" (Report). Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. June 20, 2001. pp. 17–18. 

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