Secondary Highway 538 - Secondary.OntHighways.com
Highway 538 is a short and desolate secondary highway that runs a short distance south of Highway 17 for its entire length. Highway 538 is actually a former alignment of Highway 17. It was bypassed due to several sharp corners, an at-grade rail crossing, and a rail overhead that has both poor sightlines and a low overhead clearance.
Junction Highway 17 in Algoma Mills
Eastern Terminus: Junction Highway 17 west of Spragge
Regions Served: Algoma District
AADT (2002): Highest: 200, from Highway 17 (West Junction) easterly to Miranda Boulevard;
Lowest: 70, from Miranda Boulevard easterly to Highway 17 (East Junction).
Road Info: Highway 538 is in reasonable condition for its entire length. It is covered with lose-top pavement, and is very lightly traveled. The highway has a posted speed limit of 80km/h, though there are several places where the road cannot be safely negotiated at that speed.
Communities and Intersections along and Highway 538 from West to East:
|Proper Municipality Name||Community Name||Distance||Intersecting Road|
|Township of the North Shore||Algoma Mines||0 km / 5.6 km||King's Highway 17 (West Junction)|
|Township of the North Shore||0.9 km / 4.7 km||Miranda Boulevard|
|Township of the North Shore||5.6 km / 0 km||Kings Highway 17 (East Junction)|
|Highway 538 Ends|
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