King's Highway 101 - www.OntHighways.com
Highway 101 is a long highway that spans the Northeastern part of the province. Much of Highway 101 passes through very remote areas of Ontario, where the route sees little traffic. An exception to this is through the Timmins area, where the highway is exceptionally busy. There is not another continuous east-west route through Timmins, so both local and through traffic must utilize Highway 101. While no section of Highway 101 was downloaded in 1997/98, much of the suburban portions of Highway 101 near Timmins were transferred to local jurisdiction and are now covered by a connecting link agreement.
Western Terminus: Junction Highway
17 just west of Wawa
Eastern Terminus: Quebec Route 388 at the Ontario/Quebec Boundary
Multiplexes: 6.4km with Highway 11 near Matheson, and 7.6km with Highway 129 south of Chapleau.
AADT (2002): Highest: 8,300, from Highway 576 east to the Timmins connecting link;
Lowest: 310, from Highway 651 to the Algoma-Sudbury District Boundary.
Road info: Highway 101 is a very long and diverse road that stretches across Northeastern Ontario. Between Wawa and Timmins the highway is very remote and winds through the often rugged Northern Ontario landscape. Between Timmins and Highway 11, the highway is quite busy, is straight, and follows terrain that is reminiscent of some regions of Southern Ontario. East of Matheson, the highway again winds its way through rugged and remote terrain. Much of Highway 101 has a rural speed limit of 80km/h with the exceptions of between Wawa and Highway 547, and between Timmins and Highway 11 where a 90km/h has been posted.
Highway 101 information:
Detailed Route information available
History of Highway
Photographic History of Highway 101
Communities and Major Intersections located along Highway 101 from West to East:
|Proper Municipality Name||Community Name||Distance||Intersecting Road|
|Township of Michipicoten||-----||0km / 476.5km||King's Highway 17|
At Broadway Ave in Wawa: EB: Turn Right towards Chapleau. WB: Turn Left towards Highway 17.
|Township of Michipicoten||Wawa||---||Broadway Ave|
|District of Algoma||-----||21.7km / 454.8km||Secondary Highway 547|
|District of Algoma||-----||66.4km / 410.1km||Secondary Highway 631|
At Highway 129-South: EB: Turn Left towards Chapleau. WB: Turn Right towards Wawa.
|District of Sudbury||-----||131.2km / 345.3km||King's Highway 129-South|
At Highway 129-South: EB: Turn Right towards Timmins. WB: Turn Left towards Thessalon.
|District of Sudbury||-----||138.8km / 337.7km||King's Highway 129-North|
|District of Sudbury||-----||232.5km / 244.0km||Young Street (Highway 7072)|
|Timmins Boundary||Timmins West Limit||---||-----|
|City of Timmins||-----||311.2km / 165.3km||King's Highway 144|
|City of Timmins||Timmins||326.2km / 150.3km||Highway 576 (Government Road)|
|City of Timmins||Timmins||333.0km / 143.2km||Highway 629 (Theriault Boulevard) & Cameron Street|
|City of Timmins||Timmins||335.5km / 141.0km||Secondary Highway 655|
|City of Timmins||Schumacher||---||-----|
|City of Timmins||South Porcupine||343.1km / 133.4km||Legion Drive|
|City of Timmins||Porcupine||---||-----|
|City of Timmins||Hoyle||357.7km / 118.8km||Frederickhouse Lake Road (Highway 610)|
|City of Timmins||-----||364.5km / 112.0km||Nighthawk Peninsula Road (Road 803)|
|City of Timmins||-----||370.3km / 106.2km||Highway 67 (Municipal Road)|
|Timmins - Black River-Matheson Boundary||Timmins East Limits||376.2km / 100.3km||-----|
|Township of Black River-Matheson||Shillington||385.9km / 90.6km||Secondary Highway 577|
|Township of Black River-Matheson||-----||395.6km / 80.9km||King's Highway 11-North|
At Highway 11-South: EB: Turn Left towards Downtown Matheson. WB: Turn Right towards Timmins.
|Township of Black River-Matheson||Matheson||402.0km / 74.5km||King's Highway 11-South|
|Township of Black River-Matheson||-----||417.5km / 59.0km||Secondary Highway 572|
|Township of Black River-Matheson||-----||453.8km / 22.7km||Secondary Highway 672|
|Township of Black River-Matheson||-----||476.5km / 0km||Quebec Route 388|
|Highway 101 ENDS|
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