King's Highway 73 - www.OntHighways.com

King's Highway 73 runs from Port Bruce northerly to Hamilton Road, just east of Dorchester.  Before the highway was downloaded in its entirety on January 1st, 1998, Highway 73 was the major north-south provincial connection for the community of Aylmer.  Highway 73 links Aylmer and Port Bruce with Highway 401 and London.


Old Style King's Highway 73 Shield

  Southern Terminus:  Main Street in Port Bruce.

Northern Terminus:  Highway 73 ends at the Hamilton Road junction just north of Highway 401.

Length:  39.9 km

Multiplexes:  None

Freeway: No

AADT (1994):  Highest:  5,650, from Aylmer northerly to Elgin Road 52;

                             Lowest:  1,000, from Main Street in to Bank Street in Port Bruce.

Status:  Totally downloaded in 1998.  Now known as Elgin Road 73, and Middlesex Road 73.

Road Info:  Highway 73 is quite well maintained for its entire length.  Much of it has been recently rehabilitated and is now covered with quite smooth pavement.  Traffic volumes are moderate for the entire length of Highway 73.


 

Highway 73 information:


OntHighways.com  

Detailed Route information available below
Virtual Tour of Highway 73


TheKingsHighway.ca   History of Highway 73
Photographic History of Highway 73

Communities and Major Intersections along Highway 73 from South to North:

Proper Municipality Name Community Name Distance Intersecting Road

In Elgin County, Highway 73 is now known as Elgin Road 73

Township of Malahide Port Bruce 0 km / 38.9 km Main Street
Township of Malahide Port Bruce 1.0 km / 37.9 km Elgin Road 24
Township of Malahide Copenhagen 4.7 km / 34.2 km Nova Scotia Line (Elgin Road 42)
Township of Malahide Candyville --- -----
Township of Malahide Duboyne --- -----
Township of Malahide ----- 10.8 km / 28.1 km John Wise Line (Elgin Road 45)
Malahide - Aylmer Boundary Aylmer South Limits 13.8 km / 25.1 km -----
Town of Aylmer Aylmer 15.6 km / 23.2 km King's Highway 3 (Talbot Street)
Town of Aylmer Aylmer 16.2 km / 22.7 km Beech Street (Elgin Road 53)
Aylmer - Malahide Boundary Aylmer North Limits 16.6 km / 22.3 km -----
Township of Malahide Little Aylmer --- -----
Township of Malahide ----- 21.1 km / 17.8 km Ron McNeil Road (Elgin Road 52)
Malahide - Thames Centre Boundary Lyons 24.0 km / 14.9 km Lyons Line (Elgin Road 48)

Lyons Line Runs along the Elgin - Middlesex Boundary.  Highway 73 is known as Middlesex Road 73 in Middlesex County.

Municipality of Thames Centre ----- 29.6 km / 9.3 km Avon Drive (Elgin/Middlesex Road 37)
Municipality of Thames Centre Harrietsville --- -----
Municipality of Thames Centre Mossley --- -----
Municipality of Thames Centre ----- 37.5 km / 1.4 km King's Highway 401 (Autoroute Macdonald-Cartier Freeway)
Municipality of Thames Centre ----- 38.9 km / 0 km Hamilton Road (Middlesex Road 29) & Elgin Road-North (Middlesex Road 73, formerly Middlesex Road 48)

Highway 73 ENDS


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