Quebec Route 217

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Route 217
Route information
Maintained by Transports Québec
Length: 45.8 km[1] (28.5 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Montée Guay at Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle
  Route 202 in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle
Route 219 / Route 221 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville
A-30 in La Prairie
North end: Route 104 in La Prairie
Location
Counties: Les Jardins-de-Napierville / Roussillon
Highway system

Quebec provincial highways

Route 216 Route 218

Route 217 is a provincial highway located in the Montérégie region of Quebec south of Montreal. It runs from Montée Guay in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle and ends in La Prairie at the junctions of Route 104 and Autoroute 30. It serves in part as a service route for Autoroute 15 until Saint-Philippe and, where it runs along the Saint-Jacques River, and serves as a service route for Autoroute 30 until La Prairie and its northeastern terminus at Route 104.

Route 217 previously extended south from Montée Guay to the Canada-United States border, connecting with Meridian Road at Champlain, New York. However, this port of entry closed around 1950, with the Canadian border station later dismantled and the US border station converted into offices for the United States Department of Agriculture.[2][3] This 1.2 km (1 mi) segment remained part of Route 217 (and its pre-1970s predecessor, Route 9A) as recent as 2005,[1] but in recent years has been truncated at Montée Guay.[4]

Municipalities along Route 217[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

RCM or ET Municipality Km Junction Notes
Southern terminus of Route 217
Les Jardins-de-Napierville Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle 0.0 Montée Guay Montée Guay WEST: to A-15 in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle
Montée Guay EAST: to Route 221 in Lacolle
5.4 Route 202 202 WEST: to Hemmingford (township)
202 EAST: to Lacolle
Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville 20.1 Route 219 / Route 221 219 SOUTH / 221 NORTH: to Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington
219 NORTH / 221 SOUTH: to Napierville
Roussillon La Prairie 45.7 A-30 (Exit 62: Eastbound only) 30 EAST: to Brossard
45.8 Route 104 104 WEST: to A-30 / Route 134 in La Prairie
104 EAST: to Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Northern terminus of Route 217

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ministère des transports, "Distances routières", page 82, Les Publications du Québec, 2005
  2. ^ Maisel, Albert Q. Aliens Are Swarming Over Our Unguarded Northern Border, Look Magazine, New York, November 17, 1953, p. 75.
  3. ^ Former Agricultural Inspection Border Station. "193 Meridian Road, Champlain, NY, 12919 - Agricultural Property - Off-Market on". Loopnet.com. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  4. ^ Per the French Wikipedia article and Google Maps.

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