Secondary Highway 542 - www.OntHighways.com
Highway 542 is a relatively long secondary that runs through much of the southern half of Manitoulin Island. The highway was not affected by provincial downloading.
Junction Highway 540 and 540B just south of Gore Bay
Eastern Terminus: Junction Highway 6 east of Tehkummah
Multiplexes: 10.3km with Highway 551
Regions Served: Manitoulin District
AADT (2002): Highest: 940, where it runs concurrent with Highway 551;
Lowest: 280, from Long Bay to Dryden's Corner.
Road Info: Highway 542 is generally well-built for a secondary highway, however its design standards to vary a considerable amount depending upon traffic volumes. The highway is built to very good standards where it is co-designated with Highway 551, and is more typical of a secondary highway for much of the rest of the highways length. Highway 542 has a posted speed limit of 80km/h.
Highway 542 information:
Detailed Route information available
Communities and Intersections along and Highway 542 from West to East:
|Proper Municipality Name||Community Name||Distance||Intersecting Road|
|Township of Gordon||-----||0km / 71.3km||Secondary Highway 540 & Secondary Highway 540B|
|Township of Gordon||Advance||---||-----|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Long Bay||13.7km / 57.6km||-----|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||-----||---||Union Road|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Brittainville||---||-----|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Spring Bay||---||-----|
At Highway 551 South: EB: Turn Left towards Mindemoya. WB: Turn Right towards Spring Bay.
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Dryden's Corner||34.3km / 37.0km||Secondary Highway 551-South|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Monument Corner||---||-----|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Mindemoya||44.6km / 26.7km||Secondary Highway 551-North|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Big Lake||69.9km / 15.9km||-----|
|Township of Central Manitoulin||Sandfield||---||-----|
|Township of Tehkummah||------||69.9km / 1.4km||Secondary Highway 542A|
|Township of Tehkummah||-----||71.3km / 0km||King's Highway 6|
|Highway 542 Ends|
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