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Ontario Highway 117 (#2) Quick Facts:
  • Years in Existence: 1974-1998
  • Current Status: Decommissioned in 1998
  • Current Name: Muskoka Road 117
  • Location: Central Ontario
  • Districts Served: Muskoka
  • Towns Served: Bracebridge, Baysville & Dorset
  • Western Terminus: Hwy 11 - Bracebridge
  • Eastern Terminus: Hwy 35 - Dorset
  • Length in 1997 (Before Downloading): 43.0 km / 26.7 miles
HWY 117 (#2) ROUTE MARKER
King's Highway 117 Sign
Image courtesy of Jamie Malecki

History of King's Highway 117 (#2):

The second King's Highway 117 was a minor collector highway in the District Municipality of Muskoka. The highway was created out of a route renumbering in 1974, when an existing section of Highway 118 between Bracebridge and Dorset was renumbered as Highway 117. The highway was 43 km in length, and it existed up until the late 1990s. The entire highway was downloaded from the province to the District Municipality of Muskoka, effective January 1, 1998. The road's new name is Muskoka District Road 117. A different, unrelated Highway 117 existed near Thornhill between 1961 and 1970.





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