Emergency Detour Route

Emergency Detour Route

The Emergency Detour Routes are a system of temporary detour routes paralleling most major highways in Ontario. Most of these are on county roads within the province that are not (currently) provincially-controlled (though many were former provincial highways). These routes are signed to be used in the event of a closure on a major road or 400-series highway, such as construction or a serious automobile collision.

External links

* [http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/signs/edr/ Emergency Detour Routes at the Ministry of Transportation (Ontario) official website]
* [http://www.onthighways.com/hwy_401_images/Hwy401_p1b_images.htm Older Emergency Detour Route signs at OntHighways.com]

See also

* List of Ontario provincial highways
* County roads in Ontario
* Connecting link
* Detour (road)

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