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This page contains present day photos (Year 2000 to date) of Ontario's King's Highway 85, arranged by location from Waterloo northerly to Elmira. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Webmaster (Cameron Bevers), unless specifically noted otherwise. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Page 2: Present Day King's Highway 85 Photographs (Waterloo to Elmira)


HWY 85 #7 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #18 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Old "Ramp Speed 50" sign on Hwy 85 in Waterloo. These signs are being phased out by the MTO and replaced with new plain yellow signs which just post the numerical advisory speed only. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Hwy 85 EDR (Emergency Detour Route) Marker in Waterloo. These newly-erected signs guide motorists along surface streets back to the Hwy 85 Freeway in the event of an emergency closure. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #32 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #22 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - An EDR (Emergency Detour Route) Sign in operation on Hwy 85 in Waterloo, after a fatal collision forced a complete closure of the freeway. Traffic was guided around the collision on surface streets. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on May 14, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the University Avenue Overpass in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #23 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #21 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the University Avenue Overpass. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east along University Avenue towards Hwy 85 in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #24 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #25 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Northern side of the University Avenue Overpass across Hwy 85 in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Southern side of the University Avenue Overpass. Structure completed in 1970. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #26 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #19 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Close-up of parapet and date stamp on the University Avenue Overpass in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing south along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the Lexington Road Overpass. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #20 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #40 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing north along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the Lexington Road Overpass. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Eastern side of the King Street Underpass in Waterloo. Structure completed in 1970. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #41 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #42 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Overhead signs affixed to the King Street structure. Originally, Hwy 85 followed King Street through Waterloo. The oversized sign marking "King Street - Waterloo" may seem somewhat redundant now, but in the early 1970s, the sign served as an important reminder to drivers that Hwy 85 was re-routed onto the Conestoga Parkway and no longer followed King Street through downtown. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Western side of the King Street Underpass on Hwy 85 in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #43 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #44 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Overhead sign affixed to the King Street structure for Hwy 85 North. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Median view of the dual Hwy 85 Overpasses across King Street. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #45 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #46 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Close-up of date stamp (1970) on the King Street Underpass in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - The King Street Underpass was designed with small semi-circular extensions protruding from the bridge deck so that luminaires could be installed if illumination was ever required in the future. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on July 15, 2006  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #55 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #10 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Aerial view of the King Street Interchange on Hwy 85 in Waterloo, facing northwest. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on June 22, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Northfield Drive Overpass across Hwy 85 in Waterloo. The junction of Northfield Drive and the Conestoga Parkway was an at-grade signalized intersection until 1990, when a grade separation and interchange was finally constructed. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #11 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #13 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing north along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the Northfield Drive Overpass in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from Northfield Drive. Note the relatively low-standard ramps to/from Northfield Drive on the right-hand side of the freeway. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #12 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #16 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 85 (Conestoga Parkway) from the Northfield Drive Overpass in Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - King Street (Waterloo Road 15) Overpass across Hwy 85 north of Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #17 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #14 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Close-up of parapet and 1974 date stamp on the King Street Overpass north of Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing north along Hwy 85 towards Elmira from the King Street (Waterloo Road 15) Overpass. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 85 #15 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 85 #1 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing south along Hwy 85 towards Northfield Drive from the King Street Overpass north of Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on September 5, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Old 1930s culvert under the original Hwy 85 alignment (King Street) north of Waterloo. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on April 17, 2004  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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