Secondary Highway 656 -

Highway 656 is a very short secondary highway that leads travelers northeast of Highway 533 from just north of Mattawa to the Holden Hydro-electric Generating Station entrance.  This short highway was not affected by the provincial downloading that took place in the late 1990s

Secondary Highway 656 Shield

  Southern Terminus:  Junction Highway 533 north of Mattawa

Northern Terminus:  Holden Generating Station Entrance

Length:  4.2km

Multiplexes:  None

Orientation: North-South

Regions Served: Nipissing District

AADT (2002):  210, for the entire distance of Highway 656

Road Info:  Highway 656 is in reasonably good shape for its entire short distance.  The highway has an 80km/h limit, and unlike most other secondary highways, travelers can actually travel at this speed for virtually the entire highways length.

Communities and Intersections along and Highway 656 from South to North:

Proper Municipality Name Community Name Distance Intersecting Road
District of Nipissing ----- 0km / 4.2km Secondary Highway 533
District of Nipissing ----- 4.2km / 0km (Holden Generating Station Entrance)
Highway 656 ENDS

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Page last updated:  September 25th, 2006

Page created:  September 25th, 2006