Difference between revisions of "Trans-Canada Highway"

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In [[Ontario]], the Transcanadian splits into a Northern, a Middle  and a Southern branch which reverses in [[Thunder Bay]]. The Route 11 join the [[Quebec highways|route 117]] in [[Abitibi]], [[Quebec]] aiming then South towards [[North Bay]] and the Route 17 Junction and North-West until [[Thunder Bay]]. From there it goes South to the [[Fort Frances]] Border Crossing to [[Minnesota]].
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The Middle branch starts at the [[Quebec]] border near [[Montreal]] as the H-417 heading towards [[Ottawa]], continuing from there as the Route 17 towards [[Sault Ste.Marie]] (Border crossing to [[Michigan]]), following the Lake Superior to [[Thunder Bay]] and further to [[Manitoba]].
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The Southern branch, depart from [[Ottawa]] as the Route 7 in direction of [[Toronto]] and Oshawa. From there it heads Northbound as simultaneously the Route 12 around Lake Simcoe, the H-400 and route 69 until [[Sudbury]] where it merge with the Route 17.
  
 
==== [[Alberta]] Highway Network ====
 
==== [[Alberta]] Highway Network ====

Revision as of 16:57, 8 November 2007

The Transcanadian Highway is the main East-West connection road within Canada. It is managed by the Provinces and the Federal, and runs through all the provincial capitals cities of the country and three metropoles starting from St. John's, NewFoundLand all the way to Victoria, British Columbia. Though, the highway network system in itself is managed by the provinces and the road is having a very different design depending of the province crossed.

Quebec Highway Network

Quebec highways

In Quebec, the Transcanadian Highway is consituted of the A-40 between Montreal and Ontario followed by the A-20 from Montreal all the way until becoming the Route 185 before New Brunswick.

Another northern branch of the Transcanadian as the A-15 departing from Montreal northward becoming the Route 117 before reaching Northern Ontario.

Ontario Highway Network

Ontario highways

In Ontario, the Transcanadian splits into a Northern, a Middle and a Southern branch which reverses in Thunder Bay. The Route 11 join the route 117 in Abitibi, Quebec aiming then South towards North Bay and the Route 17 Junction and North-West until Thunder Bay. From there it goes South to the Fort Frances Border Crossing to Minnesota.

The Middle branch starts at the Quebec border near Montreal as the H-417 heading towards Ottawa, continuing from there as the Route 17 towards Sault Ste.Marie (Border crossing to Michigan), following the Lake Superior to Thunder Bay and further to Manitoba.

The Southern branch, depart from Ottawa as the Route 7 in direction of Toronto and Oshawa. From there it heads Northbound as simultaneously the Route 12 around Lake Simcoe, the H-400 and route 69 until Sudbury where it merge with the Route 17.

Alberta Highway Network

Alberta highways

British Columbia Highway Network

BC highways

Maritimes Highway Network

Maritimes highways

Prairies Highway Network

Prairies highways


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