The Macdonald Cartier Freeway

The Macdonald Cartier Freeway (HM262O)

Location: Mallorytown, Ontario K0E 1R0 Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Country: Canada
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N 44° 30.323', W 75° 50.136'

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This plaque commemorates the completion of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway 401), the longest freeway operated without tolls by a single highway authority in North America.
Covering 510 miles between Windsor on the United States border and the Ontario-Quebec boundary, it serves the richest economic region in Canada.
In January, 1965, it was named by The Honourable John P. Robarts, Prime Minister of Ontario, in honour of the two founding architects of the Confederation of Canada, Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir Georges-Etienne Cartier.
This site is located on the last section of construction consisting of 15 miles between Ivy lea and Highway 2, which was completed on October 11, 1968.
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HM NumberHM262O
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Placed ByOntario Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 433577 N 4928346
Decimal Degrees44.50538333, -75.83560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 30.323', W 75° 50.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 30' 19.38" N, 75° 50' 8.1600000000002" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 680 ON-401, Mallorytown Ontario K0E 1R0, CA
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