King's Highway 140 -

King's Highway 140 is a short highway that connects Welland to Port Colborne on the east side of the Welland Canal.  Highway 140 was unaffected by provincial downloading.  In the future, Highway 140 could possibly be incorporated into a future southern Highway 406 extension.

New Style King's Highway 140 Shield

  Southern Terminus:  At the Highway 3 junction just east of Port Colborne.

Northern Terminus:  At the East Main Street Junction just east of Welland.

Length:   9.3 km

Multiplexes:  None

Freeway: No

AADT (2002):  Highest:  9,850, from Buchner Road to East Main Street in Welland;

                             Lowest:  6,450, from Highway 3 northerly to Niagara Road 23.

Road Info:  Highway 140 is a busy, but well maintained route for its entire length.  The entire length of Highway 140 has a posted speed limit of 80km/h.


Highway 140 information:  

Detailed Route information available below
Virtual Tour of Highway 140   History of Highway 140
Photographic History of Highway 140

Communities and Major Intersections along Highway 140 from South to North:

Proper Municipality Name Community Name Distance Intersecting Road
City of Port Colborne ----- 0 km / 9.3 km King's Highway 3 & Niagara Road 140
City of Port Colborne ----- 4.1 km / 5.2 km Forks Road (Niagara Road 23)
City of Welland ----- 6.1 km / 3.2 km King's Highway 58A
City of Welland ----- 9.3 km / 0 km East Main Street (Highway 7146 & Niagara Road 27)

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Page last updated:  February 25th, 2005

Page created:  February 25th, 2005