Nova Scotia Trunk 6

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Trunk 6
Route information
Length144 km (89 mi)
Major junctions
East end Hwy 106 (TCH) / Route 376 in Pictou
  Route 326 in Brule Corner
Route 311 / Trunk 11 / Route 246 in Tatamagouche
Route 307 in Wallace
Route 368 in Head of Wallace Bay
Route 321 / Trunk 21 in Port Phillip
US 66 (1948).svg Route 301 / Route 366 / Trunk 66 in Port Howe
US 66 (1948).svg Route 366 / Trunk 66 near Tyndal Road
Trunk 2 in Amherst
West end Hwy 104 (TCH) in Amherst
CountiesCumberland, Colchester, Pictou
TownsAmherst, Pictou
Highway system
Provincial highways in Nova Scotia
Trunk 4Trunk 7

Trunk 6 is part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia's system of trunk highways. The route runs from Highway 104 exit 3 at Amherst to the rotary at Pictou, a distance of 144 kilometres (89 mi). It is part of the Sunrise Trail, a designated tourist route.

Route description[edit]

Nova Scotia Trunk 6 in the community of Toney River

For most of its length Trunk 6 is a two lane highway with a speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour (50 mph). In communities, villages or towns the speed limit may drop to as low as 50 kilometres per hour (31 mph).

From Amherst, Trunk 6 goes in an easterly direction to the village of Port Philip, where it meets the Northumberland Strait. The route then follows the strait's shoreline through Pugwash, Wallace and Tatamagouche to the town of Pictou.

Until the construction of Highway 106 in the late 1960s, Trunk 6 continued south to New Glasgow on the Alma Road and Trunk 4.


Preceded by
Hwy 104 (TCH)
Trunk 6
Nova Scotia
Succeeded by
Hwy 106 (TCH)Route 376

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