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Highway 59 is a north-south highway that runs primarily through Oxford County, between Long Point, on the Lake Erie shoreline northerly to Shakespeare, east of Stratford on Highway 7/8.  Highway 59 was transferred to the local municipalities that it ran through in its entirety in 1998.  Highway 59 is now known as Norfolk Highway 59, Highway 3, Oxford Road 59, and (logically) Perth Road 107.


King's Highway 59 Junction Assembly

  Southern Terminus:  The Entrance to the Long Point Provincial Park on Long Point.

Northern Terminus:  Junction Highway 7/8 in Shakespeare, east of Stratford.

Length:  122.8 km

Multiplexes:  Before Highway 59 was transferred to county maintenance, Highway 59 had an 11.3km multiplex with Highway 3, and a 1.2km multiplex with Highway 2 in Downtown Woodstock .

Freeway: None.

AADT (1994):  Highest: N/A;

                             Lowest:  N/A.

Road Info: Highway 59 has been adequately maintained by the county's that now maintain the route.  Highway 59 is primarily a local access route and is the main thoroughfare through several communities along the route that it traverses.  The highway's alignment is rather circuitous north of Delhi, as the highway runs detours several kilometers to the east in order to pass through both Norwich and Burgessville.  Highway 59 has a rural 80km/h posted speed limit..


 

Highway 59 information:


OntHighways.com  

Detailed Route information available below
Virtual Tour of Highway 59


TheKingsHighway.ca   History of Highway 59
Photographic History of Highway 59

Intersections and Communities Located along Highway 59 from South to North:

Proper Municipality Name

Community Name Distance

Major Intersection

In Norfolk County, Highway 59 is now signed as Norfolk Highway 59.
County of Norfolk ----- --- (0km) / --- (122.8km) End of Highway
County of Norfolk Long Point --- -----
County of Norfolk ----- --- (8.0km) / --- (114.8km) Norfolk Road 42
County of Norfolk ----- --- (1-.7km) / --- (112.1km) Norfolk Road 22
County of Norfolk ----- --- (16.4km) / --- (106.4km) Highway 24 (Norfolk Road 24) / Norfolk Road 60
County of Norfolk Walsingham --- -----
County of Norfolk ----- --- (21.9km) / --- (100.9km) Norfolk Road 45
County of Norfolk ----- --- (24.6km) / --- (98.2km) Norfolk Road 1
County of Norfolk Langton --- -----
County of Norfolk Andys Corners --- (28.8km) / --- (94.0km) Norfolk Road 21
County of Norfolk ----- --- -----
County of Norfolk Ronson --- (37.8km) / --- (85.0km) Norfolk Road 38-South
At Highway 3 West: NB: Follow the ramp to the right along Highway 3 East.  SB: Turn left at traffic signals towards Long Point
County of Norfolk Courtland --- (39.1km) / --- (83.7km) King's Highway 3-West
County of Norfolk Courtland --- (40.3km) / --- (82.5km) Norfolk Road 38-West
County of Norfolk ----- --- (46.1km) / --- (76.7km) Norfolk Road 16
At Highway 3 East:  NB: Turn left onto Norfolk Highway 59.  SB: Follow ramp towards Tillsonburg along Highway 3
County of Norfolk ----- --- (50.4km) / --- (72.4km) King's Highway 3-East
Norfolk / Oxford County Boundary.  In Oxford County, Highway 59 is known as Oxford Road 59.
Norfolk / Oxford County Boundary ----- --- (54.1km) / --- (68.7km) -----
Township of Norwich Summerville --- -----
Township of Norwich ----- --- (56.2km) / --- (66.6km) Oxford Road 37
Township of Norwich Brown's Corners --- (61.0km) / --- (61.8km) Oxford Road 19
Township of Norwich Norwhich --- (67.4km) / --- (55.4km) Oxford Road 18
Township of Norwich ----- --- (72.4km) / --- (50.4km) Oxford Road 14
Township of Norwich Burgessville --- -----
Township of Norwich ----- --- (79.7km) / --- (43.1km) Oxford Road 46
Township of Norwich Holbrook --- (80l.0km) / --- (42.8km) Oxford Road 13
Township of Norwich Curries --- (86.1km) / --- (36.7km) Oxford Road 40
Norwich / Woodstock Boundary Woodstock South Limits --- (90.3km) / --- (32.5km) -----
City of Woodstock Woodstock --- (90.6km) / --- (32.2km) King's Highway 401 (Autoroute M-C Freeway)
City of Woodstock Woodstock --- (91.9km) / --- (30.9km) Oxford Road 15
At Highway 2 East: NB: Turn left at traffic signals in Downtown Woodstock.  SB: Turn right at traffic signals towards Highway 401 in Downtown Woodstock.
City of Woodstock Woodstock --- (93.2km) / --- (29.6km) Highway 2-East (Oxford Road 2, Dundas Street)
 
City of Woodstock Woodstock --- (94.2km) / --- (28.4km) Highway 2-West (Oxford Road 2, Vansittart Street)
 Woodstock / East Zorra - Tavistock Boundary Woodstock North Limits --- (96.2km) / --- (26.6km) -----
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (96.3km) / --- (26.5km) Oxford Road 48
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock Tollgate --- (97.8km) / --- (25.0km) Oxford Road 17
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock Willow Lake ----- -----
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (100.8km) / --- (22.0km) Oxford Road 33
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock Huntingford ----- -----
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (107.1km) / --- (15.7km) Oxford Road 8
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (113.2km) / --- (9.6km) Oxford Road 28
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (115.3km) / --- (7.5km) Oxford Road 34
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock ----- --- (117.1km) / --- (5.7km) Oxford Road 24 (William Street)
Township of East Zorra - Tavistock Tavsitock --- (118.2km) / --- (4.6km) -----
Oxford / Perth County Boundary.  Perth County has integrated the former Highway 59 into the counties numbering grid and has as such designated Highway 59 as Perth Road 107.
Township of Perth East ----- --- (120.4km) / --- (2.4km) Perth Road 33
Township of Perth East Shakespeare --- (122.8km) / --- (0.0km) King's Highway 7/8
Highway 59 ENDS

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