Ontario Highway 118
|Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation|
|Length||127.8 km (79.4 mi)|
|West end||Highway 11 near Bracebridge|
|East end||Highway 28 near Bancroft|
King's Highway 118, commonly referred to as Highway 118, is a provincially maintained highway in the Canadian province of Ontario. The route travels across South-Central Ontario between Highway 11 near Bracebridge and Highway 28 near Bancroft
Route description [ edit ]
Highway 118 travels from Highway 11 near Muskoka Falls, southeast of Bracebridge, to Highway 28 in Paudash. The highway generally follows near the 45th parallel north. East of Tory Hill, the highway follows the historic Monck Road colonization road.
The total length of Highway 118 is 127.8 kilometres (79.4 mi). It is situated in Muskoka District and Haliburton County with a small section in Hastings County at its eastern terminus. Prior to 1998, Highway 118 extended east to former Highway 169 at Glen Orchard, and ended at Highway 121 in Haliburton. Today, the section between former Highway 169 and Highway 11 is known as Muskoka District Road 118 West.
History [ edit ]
Prior to 1998, Highway 118's western terminus was Highway 169 in Glen Orchard, making the total road length 116.1 kilometres (72.1 mi) from that point to Haliburton. On January 1, 1998, 26.6 kilometres (16.5 mi) of Highway 118, between Highway 169 and Highway 11 was redesignated as Muskoka Regional Road 118 West. A majority of that route is also cosigned as the Frank Miller Memorial Route.
Major intersections [ edit ]
|Muskoka||Glen Orchard||Highway 169|
|County Road 7|
|County Road 14|
|Haliburton Village||Sunnyside Street|
|Tory Hill||Highway 503 – Gooderham, Kinmount|
|Highway 648 (Wilberforce Road)|
|Highway 648 (Dyno Mines Road)|
|Highway 648 (Highland Grove Road)|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
References [ edit ]
- Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (2008). "Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) counts". Retrieved February 9, 2012.
- Ontario Back Road Atlas (Map). Cartography by MapArt. Peter Heiler. 2010. pp. 59–61. § T33–V44. ISBN 978-1-55198-226-7.
- Ministry of Transportation (February 11, 2002). "Ontario government improves provincial highway numbering". Newswire. Archived from the original on August 4, 2002. Retrieved February 29, 2012.