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Highway 169 ran between Highway 12 east of Lake Couchiching northerly to Highway 69 south of Parry Sound.  This once important access to cottage country was downloaded to the local municipalities that the route is contained in, in 1998.


Highway 169 trailblazer

  Southern Terminus:  Junction Highway 12 north of Brechin

Northern Terminus:  Junction Highway 69 at Foot's Bay

Length:  91.4km

Multiplexes:  18.1km with Highway 11 south of Gravenhurst

Freeway: RIRO expressway concurrent with Highway 11

AADT (1994):  Highest:  17,600, from Highway 11 south to Severn Bridge;

                             Lowest:  1,800, from Highway 118 to Highway 69.

Status:  Totally downloaded in 1998.  Now known as Simcoe Road 169, Highway 11 and Muskoka Road 169.

Road Info:  Highway 169 is with a few small exceptions in excellent condition along its length.  The route has a rural posted speed limit of 80km/h.


 

Highway 169 information:


OntHighways.com  

Detailed Route information available below
Virtual Tour of Highway 169


TheKingsHighway.ca   History of Highway 169
Photographic History of Highway 169

Communities and Major Intersections along Highway 169 from South to North:

Proper Municipality Name Community Name Distance Intersecting Road

In Simcoe County Highway 169 has been designated as Simcoe Road 169

Township of Ramara ----- --- (0km) / --- (91.4km) King's Highway 12
Township of Ramara Udney --- -----
Township of Ramara ----- --- (6.9km) / --- (84.5km) Simcoe Road 46
Township of Ramara ----- --- (11.9km) / --- (79.5km) Monk Road (Simcoe Road 45)
Township of Ramara O'Connell --- -----
Township of Ramara Fawkhare --- -----
Township of Ramara ----- --- (22.7km) / --- (68.7km) Fairgrounds Road (Formerly Simcoe Road 49)
Township of Ramara ----- --- (24.4km) / --- (67.0km) Rama Road (Simcoe Road 44)
Township of Severn Washago --- (25.0km) / --- (66.4km) Quetton Street

At Highway 11-South:  NB: Turn Left before flyover to access Highway 11 North.  SB: Follow loop ramp for Simcoe Road 169 towards Washago

Township of Severn (Washago By-pass) --- (25.8km) / --- (65.5km) King's Highway 11-South
Township of Severn ----- --- (27.3km) / --- (64.1km) Coopers Falls Road (Simcoe Road 52)
Severn - Gravenhurst Boundary Gravenhurst South Limits (Severn Bridge) --- (28.0km) / --- (63.4km) -----
Town of Gravenhurst ----- --- (28.4km) / --- (62.9km) Southwood Drive (Muskoka Road 13)
Town of Gravenhurst ----- --- (38.3km) / --- (53.1km) Sedore Road-SB (Muskoka Road 18)
Town of Gravenhurst ----- --- (39.7km) / --- (51.7km) Sedore Road-NB (Muskoka Road 19)

At Highway 11-North:  NB: Exit to Muskoka Road 169 from the left side of Highway 11.  SB: Follow ramp onto southbound Highway 11.

Town of Gravenhurst Gravenhurst --- (43.9km) / --- (47.5km) King's Highway 11-North
Town of Gravenhurst Gravenhurst --- Muskoka Road (Muskoka Road 18)

At Muskoka Road 41:  SB: Turn Right just past rail crossing.  NB: Turn left towards Downtown.

Town of Gravenhurst Gravenhurst --- (44.2km) / --- (47.2km) Bethune Drive (Muskoka Road 41)
Town of Gravenhurst Gravenhurst --- Muskoka Road (Muskoka Road 18)

At Greavette St in Gravenhurst.  Both Directions: Turn Right and then left following the Muskoka Road 169 signage.

Town of Gravenhurst West Gravenhurst --- -----
Gravenhurst - Muskoka Lakes Boundary Gravenhurst North Limits --- (60.3km) / --- (31.1km) -----
Township of Muskoka Lakes ----- --- (61.7km) / --- (29.7km) Walkers Point Road (Muskoka Road 30)
Township of Muskoka Lakes Torrance --- (67.4km) / --- (24.9km) Southwood Road (Muskoka Road 13)
Township of Muskoka Lakes Bala --- (71.9km) / --- (19.5km) Muskoka Road 38
Township of Muskoka Lakes ----- --- (78.6km) / --- (12.8km) North Acton Island Road (Muskoka Road 29)
Township of Muskoka Lakes ----- --- (79.3km) / --- (12.1km) Mortimer's Point Road (Muskoka Road 26)
Township of Muskoka Lakes Glen Orchard --- (81.9km) / --- (9.5km) Highway 118 (Muskoka Road 118 West)
Township of Muskoka Lakes Foot's Bay --- (91.4km) / --- (0km) King's Highway 69

Highway 169 ENDS


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