List of secondary highways in Parry Sound District

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This is a list of secondary highways in Parry Sound District, many of which provide access to isolated settlements and recreational properties within the Parry Sound District of Ontario.

Highway 510[edit]

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Highway 510
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 2.8 km[1] (1.7 mi)
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 520 in Magnetawan
North end:  Highway 124 – Parry Sound, Sundridge
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 505 Hwy 516

Secondary Highway 510, commonly referred to as Highway 510, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 2.8 kilometres (1.7 mi) in length, connecting Highway 520 in Magnetawan with Highway 124.

Highway 518[edit]

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Highway 518
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 72.7 km[1] (45.2 mi)
Existed: 1956[2] – present
Major junctions
West end:  Highway 400 – Parry Sound
East end: Kearney
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Major cities: Orrville, Bear Lake, Sprucedale, Emsdale
Highway system
Hwy 516 Hwy 519

Secondary Highway 518, commonly referred to as Highway 518, is a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Highway 518 spans 72.7 kilometres (45.2 mi) between Parry Sound and Kearney. It serves as one of the many links between Highway 400 and Highway 11. The highway was assumed in 1956, and has remained generally unchanged since, aside from being truncated slightly at both ends.

Highway 520[edit]

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Highway 520
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 68 km[1] (42 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Ardbeg CN station
   Highway 124
 Highway 510 – Magnetawan
East end:  Highway 11 – Burk's Falls
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 519 Hwy 522

Secondary Highway 520, commonly referred to as Highway 520, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 68 kilometres (42 mi) in length, connecting several small communities in Parry Sound District with Highway 124 and Highway 11.

The highway links several remote First Nation hamlets to the major highway routes of the region. However, the only places of noteworthy size are the village of Magnetawan and the town of Burk's Falls. It is concurrent with Highway 124 for 15.4 kilometres (9.6 mi).

Highway 522[edit]

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Highway 522
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 109.6 km[1] (68.1 mi)
Major junctions
West end:  Highway 69 – Cranberry
East end:  Highway 11 – Powassan
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 520 Hwy 522B

Secondary Highway 522, commonly referred to as Highway 522, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 109.6 kilometres (68.1 mi) in length, connecting Highway 69 near Cranberry with Highway 11 in Powassan. Highway 522 serves as the only link between these two routes south of Highway 17 and north of Highway 124. It is often used to access Grundy Lake Provincial Park, a popular camping area for northbound travellers.

Highway 522B[edit]

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Highway 522B
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 1.9 km[1] (1.2 mi)
Existed: October 2002[3] – present
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 522
   Highway 11 – North Bay
North end: Hemlock Road
(continues north as McCarthy Street)
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 522 Hwy 523

Secondary Highway 522B, commonly referred to as Highway 522B, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) in length, connecting Highway 522 within Trout Creek with Highway 11 to the north. The highway was created in late 2002 when the Trout Creek Bypass of Highway 11 opened; Highway 522B forms a portion of the former routing.

Highway 524[edit]

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Highway 524
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 4.6 km[1] (2.9 mi)
Existed: 1956[2] – present
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 522 at Farley's Corners.
North end:  Highway 534 near Restoule
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 523 Hwy 525

Secondary Highway 524, commonly referred to as Highway 524, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) in length, connecting Highway 520 at Farley's Corners with Highway 534, which leads to Restoule.

Highway 526[edit]

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Highway 526
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 3.9 km[1] (2.4 mi)
Existed: 1956 – present
Major junctions
West end: Britt post office
East end:  Highway 69
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Villages: Britt
Highway system
Hwy 525 Hwy 527

Secondary Highway 526, commonly referred to as Highway 526, is a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is a short and lightly travelled route that connects Highway 69 with the community of Britt.

Highway 529[edit]

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Highway 529
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 25.8 km[1] (16.0 mi)
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 69 near Pointe au Baril
North end:  Highway 69 at Magnetawan River
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Major cities: Manbert, Naiscoot, Naiscoutaing
Highway system
Hwy 528 Hwy 529A

Secondary Highway 529, commonly referred to as Highway 529, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located within Parry Sound District, the highway follows a 25.8-kilometre (16.0 mi) route, from its southern terminus at Highway 69 near Pointe au Baril to its northern terminus at Highway 69's crossing of the Magnetawan River near Byng Inlet.

Highway 529A[edit]

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Highway 529A
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 4.5 km[1] (2.8 mi)
Existed: 1961 – present
Major junctions
West end: Bayfield Lodge
East end:  Highway 529 at Manbert
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Villages: Bayfield Inlet, Manbert
Highway system
Hwy 529 Hwy 531

Secondary Highway 529A, commonly referred to as Highway 529A, is a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located within Parry Sound District, the highway is a short spur of Highway 529, extending from Manbert to Bayfield Inlet.

Highway 559[edit]

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Highway 559
Route information
Length: 19.6 km[1] (12.2 mi)
Major junctions
Southwest end: Killbear Provincial Park
Northeast end:  Highway 400 at Nobel
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Major cities: Carling
Highway system
Hwy 558 Hwy 560

Secondary Highway 559, commonly referred to as Highway 559, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario, located within the township of Carling in Parry Sound District. The highway, 19.6 kilometres (12.2 mi) long, extends from an interchange (Exit 247) with Highway 400 north of Nobel to the boundary of Killbear Provincial Park on the shore of Georgian Bay.

The highway also serves as an access road to most of the communities in Carling Township, as well as the new northern terminus of Highway 400 as of October 27, 2010.[4]

Highway 592[edit]

Highway 592 is a secondary highway that begins at the end of Muskoka District Municipality at Novar and then goes in to Parry Sound after Fish Lake Road. It ends in the Katrine-Burks Falls area and the road turns into a dirt road called Sunset Pass Drive, named after the restaurant that was in that area. It crosses Highway 518 2 times, the first through Emsdale and the second as a road named Deer Lake Road (only if turning left or if coming from Katrine, right). Hwy. 592 goes through Novar, Scotia, and Emsdale. Nearby towns are Swindon, Sprucedale, and Katrine.


Highway 612[edit]

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Highway 612
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 4.4 km[1] (2.7 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Parry Sound/Muskoka boundary
North end:  Highway 69 at Gordon Bay
Location
Divisions: Parry Sound
Major cities: Seguin
Highway system
Highway 612 at Highway 69

Secondary Highway 612, commonly referred to as Highway 612, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located in the Parry Sound District, the highway extends for 4.4 kilometres (2.7 mi) from a junction with Lake Joseph Road, the former route of Highway 69, outside of Gordon Bay to the boundary of Parry Sound District with the regional municipality of Muskoka near a junction with Healey Lake Road.

At the boundary, the roadway continues southward as Muskoka Road 11 through MacTier. Prior to 1997, this county road was also part of Highway 612.

Highway 632[edit]

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Highway 632
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 11 km (7 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Parry Sound/Muskoka boundary
North end:  Highway 141 in Rosseau
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Major cities: Seguin
Highway system
Hwy 631 Hwy 633

Highway 632 is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located in the Parry Sound District, the highway extends for 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from a junction with Highway 141 in Rosseau to the boundary of Parry Sound District with the regional municipality of Muskoka.

At the boundary, the roadway continues southward as Muskoka Road 7 through the communities of Minett, Gregory and Port Sandfield. Prior to 1997, this county road was also part of Highway 632.

Highway 644[edit]

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Secondary Highway 644 commonly referred to as Highway 644, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is a very minor and extremely short route, and holds the distinction of being Ontario's shortest posted highway at only 800 metres (1/2 mile) in length.

It is located in Pointe au Baril in Parry Sound District and simply acts as an access road to the community from Highway 69.

Highway 645[edit]

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Highway 645
Route information
Length: 4.0 km[1] (2.5 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Byng Inlet
East end:  Highway 529
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 644 Hwy 646

Secondary Highway 645, commonly referred to as Highway 645, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located within Parry Sound District, the highway extends for 4.0 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Highway 529 to the community of Byng Inlet.

Highway 654[edit]

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Highway 654
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 23.1 km[1] (14.4 mi)
Existed: April 1, 1964[5] – present
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 534 near Nipissing, Ontario
   Highway 94
East end:  Highway 11 at Callander
Location
Districts: Parry Sound
Highway system
Hwy 653 Hwy 655

Secondary Highway 654, commonly referred to as Highway 650, is a secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 23.1 kilometres (14.4 mi) in length, connecting Highway 534 south of Nipissing with Highway 11 in Callander. The route was designated in 1964, and has remained unchanged since then. It is sparsely travelled, but paved throughout its length.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (2007). "Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) counts". Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Ontario Secondary Roads Now Designated 500, 600" 112 (33,119). The Globe and Mail. February 4, 1956. p. 4. "Two new Ontario road numbers appear on the province's 1956 official road map which will be ready for distribution next week. The new numbers are the 500 and 600 series and designate hundreds of miles of secondary roads which are wholly maintained by the Highways Department. More than 100 secondary roads will have their own numbers and signs this year. All of these secondary roads were taken into the province's main highways system because they form important connecting links with the King's Highways" 
  3. ^ http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/highway11/status.shtml
  4. ^ Ginn, Cameron (October 27, 2010). "$177-million section of highway now open". Cottage Country Now (Metroland Media Group). Retrieved October 28, 2010. 
  5. ^ A.A.D.T. Traffic Volumes 1955–1969 And Traffic Collision Data 1967–1969. Ontario Department of Highways. 1970. p. 145.