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Ontario Highway 560A Quick Facts:
  • Years in Existence: 1957-Present
  • Current Status: In Service
  • Location: Northeastern Ontario
  • District Served: Sudbury
  • Towns Served: Westree
  • Western Terminus: Westree
  • Eastern Terminus: Hwy 560 - West of Shining Tree
  • Current Length: 9.5 km / 5.9 miles
HWY 560A ROUTE MARKER - © Cameron Bevers
Secondary Highway 560A Sign © Cameron Bevers

History of Secondary Highway 560A:

Secondary Highway 560A is a local highway in the District of Sudbury that provides access from Highway 560 to the small community of Westree. Highway 560A was first depicted on a Preliminary Assumption Plan prepared by the Department of Highways of Ontario (DHO) in July, 1957. The route was designated through Garvey Township by an Order-in-Council dated August 14, 1957 and through Garibaldi Township by an Order-in-Council dated August 21, 1957. Highway 560A has remained more or less the same ever since the highway was established in 1957. The highway is gravel-surfaced for its entire length. Unless posted otherwise, the speed limit on Highway 560A is 80 km/h (50 mph). There are no services available on this highway.

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