New Brunswick Route 117

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Route 117
Route information
Maintained by New Brunswick Department of Transportation
Length: 114.0 km[2] (70.8 mi)
Existed: 1965.[1] – present
Major junctions
North end: NB 11.png Route 11 and Route 480 in Saint-Louis
South end: NB 8.png Route 8 in Miramichi
Location
Major cities: Miramichi
Highway system

Provincial highways in New Brunswick
Former routes

Route 116 Route 118

Route 117 is an East/West provincial highway in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The road runs from Route 11 intersection in Saint-Louis. The road has a length of approximately 114 kilometers, and services small, otherwise isolated rural communities. In these areas, the highway is often unofficially referred to as "Main Street." The Road is called Lodge Road, Wellington Street, University Avenue, and Airport Road in the city of Miramichi. This Route Mainly follows the Gulf of St Lawrence in New Brunswick.

History[edit]

Route 117 was created in 1965 from parts of the former Routes 12 (between Nelson and Chatham) and 37 (between Chatham and Bay du Vin).

The Chatham bypass and Miramichi Bridge were completed in 1997, creating a high-speed controlled-access connector between Newcastle and Chatham in the City of Miramichi.

Intersecting routes[edit]

North to East to South to West

River crossings[edit]

Communities along Route[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Brunswick, Highways.
  2. ^ New Brunswick Department of Transportation: Designated Provincial Highways, 2003