King's Highway 65 - www.OntHighways.com
Highway 65 is an east-west highway that begins its course through Northeastern Ontario at Highway 66 just east of Matachewan. From Highway 66, Highway 65 heads southeasterly towards New Liskeard via Elk Lake. Highway 65 follows Highway 11's alignment for a short distance around Downtown New Liskeard. East of New Liskeard, Highway 65 curves around several large bays of Lake Temiskaming before crossing into the province of Quebec and becoming Rue Ontario (an un-numbered Quebec provincial highway.
Western Terminus: Highway 566 at the
Montreal River bridge in Matachewan
Eastern Terminus: Quebec Route 117 at the Ontario/Quebec Boundary
Multiplexes: 1.0km with Highway 560 in Elk Lake, 2.7km with Highway 11 in Temiskaming Shores, formerly 2.1km with Highway 11B in New Liskeard
Trans-Canada Highway: Highway 65 is part of the Trans-Canada Highway where it piggybacks along Highway 11 around New Liskeard.
AADT (2002): Highest: 13,700, from Highway 11 easterly to Old Highway 11B;
Lowest: 200, from Highway 66 easterly to Elk Lake.
Road info: Highway 65 is in good condition for its entire length. The western leg of the highway is very lightly traveled. Closer to New Liskeard, the highway gets busier. Rural sections of Highway 65 are posted with an 80km/h speed limit.
Highway 65 information:
Detailed Route information available
History of Highway
Photographic History of Highway 65
Communities and Major Intersections located along Highway 65 from West to East:
|Proper Municipality Name||Community Name||Distance||Intersecting Road|
|Township of Matachewan||-----||(0km) / (127km)||King's Highway 66|
|Township of James||Elk Lake||(33.3km) / (93.7km)||Secondary Highway 560-West|
|Township of James||Elk Lake||(34.3km) / (92.7km)||Secondary Highway 560-East|
|District of Temiskaming||Osseo||---||-----|
|District of Temiskaming||Kanabeek||---||-----|
|Township of Kerns||McCool||(71.7km) / (55.3km)||Secondary Highway 562|
|Township of Hudson||Swastika||(88.8km) / (38.2km)||(Hammond Lake Road)|
|City of Temiskaming Shores||-----||(100.2km) / (26.8km)||King's Highway 11-South|
|City of Temiskaming Shores||Chaput Heights||---||King's Highway 11-North|
|City of Temiskaming Shores||Kirkland Lake||(104.0km) / (23.0km)||Highway 11B (Lakeshore Road)|
|Township of Harris||Sutton Bay||---||-----|
|Ontario / Québec Boundary||Kirkland Lake||(127.0km) / (0km)||Rue Ontario (Québec)|
Highway 65 ENDS
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