New Brunswick Route 540

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Route 540
Route information
Length: 54.8 km[1] (34.1 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Route 122 in Graham Corner
  Route 555 near Richmond Corner
Route 95 near Richmond Corner
North end: Route 550 near Lindsay
Location
Counties: York, Carleton
Highway system

Provincial highways in New Brunswick
Former routes

Route 535 Route 550

Route 540 is a 54.8-kilometre (34.1 mi) long provincial highway located in western New Brunswick, Canada. The highway begins in Graham Corner at a junction with Route 122 and travels north to a terminus at Route 550 in Lindsay.

Route description[edit]

Route 540 begins in Graham Corner, near Eel River Lake, and travels north through rural woodlands in northern York County, passing through the community of Maxwell, and by Belle Lake. The highway continues north, into Carleton County and the community of Kirkland, where the woodlands give way to farmland. The highways first junction with another numbered highway occurs south of Richmond Corner, with Route 555, then just north of Richmond Corner with Route 95, which provides access to Maine and to Woodstock and the Trans-Canada Highway. Past Route 95, the highway continues though several small communities and rural farm land, before turning east near Oakville. The highway comes to an end in Lindsay at an intersection with Route 550.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location km[1] mi Destinations Notes
York Graham Corner 0.0 0.0 Route 122 to US 1 – Orient, Me, Canterbury Southern terminus
Carleton Richmond Corner 36.2 58.3 Route 555 – Irish Settlement, Woodstock
37.4 60.2 Route 95 to I-95 / Route 2 (TCH) – Houlton, Me, Woodstock Interchange
Lindsay 54.8 88.2 Route 550 – Hartford, Tracey Mills Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google (December 22, 2010). "Route 540" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 22, 2010.