Ontario Highway 502


Ontario Highway 502

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Highway 502
Route information
Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario
Length: 151.7 km[1] (94.3 mi)
Major junctions
South end:  Highway 11 – Fort Frances, Atikokan
North end:  Highway 594 – Dryden
Highway system

Ontario provincial highways
400-series • Former

Hwy 500 Hwy 503

Secondary Highway 502, commonly referred to as Highway 502, is a provincially maintained secondary highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The highway is 151.7 kilometres (94.3 mi) long, connecting Highway 11 east of Fort Frances with Highway 17 in Dryden, via Highway 594. It also carries the Great River Road designation.

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Route description

Highway 502 begins at a junction with Highway 11 approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Fort Frances. It progresses north through an isolated region dominated by the forests, exposed bedrock, rivers, numerous lakes, muskeg and mountains of the Canadian Shield, encountering no communities or significant roads along its 151.7-kilometre (94.3 mi) route; it does provide access to numerous logging and mineral access roads. Highway 502 ends at a junction with Highway 594 approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) west of Dryden and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) west of Highway 17.[2]

History

Major intersections

The following table lists the major junctions along Highway 502.

Division[2] Location[2] km[1] Destinations Notes
Rainy River District Unorganized Rainy River 0.0  Highway 11 – Fort Frances, Rainy River
Kenora District Unorganized Kenora 92.6 4th Base Line
Dryden 151.3  Highway 594 – Dryden, Eagle River Access to Highway 17

References

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (2007). "Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) counts". Government of Ontario. http://www.raqsb.mto.gov.on.ca/techpubs/TrafficVolumes.nsf/tvweb?OpenForm&Seq=5. Retrieved March 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Peter Heiler (2010). Ontario Back Road Atlas (Map). Cartography by MapArt. p. 106, section G4–H5. ISBN 978-1-55198-226-7. 

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