Highway 63 (Ontario)


Highway 63 (Ontario)

Infobox road
province=ON
type=Hwy
route=63
alternate_name=


maint=the Ministry of Transportation
length_km=
length_ref=Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, [http://www.raqsa.mto.gov.on.ca/techpubs/TrafficVolumes.nsf/tvweb 2004 Annual Average Daily Traffic] ]
length_round=1
established=
direction_a=South
terminus_a=jct|state=ON|Hwy|11|Hwy|17 in North Bay
junction=
direction_b=North
terminus_b=jct|state=QC|Route|101 between Thorne and Témiscaming, QC
previous_type=Hwy
previous_route=62
next_type=Hwy
next_route=64

Highway 63 is a provincially maintained highway in northern Ontario, Canada. Highway 63 currently runs from the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 11 and Highway 17 concurrency) in North Bay to the Ontario-Quebec provincial boundary where the highway continues as Route 101 to Témiscaming.

The total length of Highway 63 is presently 63.5 km. Before 1998, the road included a section of Cassells Street reaching Highway 11B and Highway 17B (Main Street, downtown), when Highway 63's total length was 65.4 km.

Highway 63 is entirely situated in Nipissing District. It travels through the communities of Redbridge, Balsam Creek, Eldee and Thorne.

References

External links

* [http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=d&hl=en&saddr=Hwy-63+%26+Hwy-11,+North+Bay,+ON&daddr=46.708336,-79.102456&sll=46.708287,-79.102249&sspn=0.000809,0.001609&ie=UTF8&ll=46.515406,-79.19632&spn=0.415819,0.823975&t=h&z=10&om=1 Google Maps: Highway 63 route]
* [http://www.thekingshighway.ca/Highway63.htm History of Highway 63]
* [http://www.thekingshighway.ca/PHOTOS/Hwy63photos.htm Historical Photographs of Highway 63]
* [http://www.onthighways.com/highway_63.htm Highway 63 pictures and information]
* [http://www.raqsb.mto.gov.on.ca/techpubs/TrafficVolumes.nsf/tvweb?OpenForm&Seq=1 Ontario Provincial Highways Traffic Volumes On Demand]
* [http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/map/northindexpdf.htm Ontario Ministry of Transportation: Northern Ontario Road Maps]


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