Are Northern Ontario highways safe?

Are Northern Ontario highways safe?

There are 3 comments on the SooToday story from Dec 7, 2011, titled Are Northern Ontario highways safe?. In it, SooToday reports that:

JAMES BAY *************************** MPP Bisson urges government to increase road clearing standards on Ontario highways QUEEN'S PARK - Timmins-James Bay MPP Gilles Bisson says Northern Ontario highways are not being safely maintained.

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Harold

Toronto, Canada

#1 Jan 9, 2012
http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx...

When it comes to wintry road conditions, Kingston's work crews like to stay ahead ... a ruling that found Halton Region and the Town of Milton negligent for an April 1,...

The court voted 3-0 to uphold a 2010 decision against the municipalities, who ... From the outset (of the province's 2003 roadway service standards), we've ...

Since: Mar 12

Peterborough, Canada

#2 Mar 12, 2012
You want to see bad roads and highways in northern Ontario? Take your car, no, best make it your four wheeler, to North Bay Ontario. Lakeshore Drive A.K.A. Highway # 11B has potholes two feet in diameter and ten inches deep about every ten yards along the whole "Highway". No wonder a town of 55,000 people has 1000 auto body shops in it. Take a cruise up here some day. Maybe you'd really be best to saddle up your horse instead if you're planning on coming to these neck of the woods. Great deals on upper and lower ball joints, leaf springs and front end alignments at all times in the "Gateway to the North". LMARFO. You'd really have to see it to believe how bad the roads are here in North Bay Ontario.
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#3 Mar 12, 2012
1:41 pm, Monday, March 12, 2012:
RE: Are Northern Ontario highways safe?
skynhead wrote:
... Highway # 11B has potholes two feet in diameter and ten inches deep about every ten yards along the whole "Highway"....
..... I am reminded of a poster who had a solution about what to do about the potholes and the large amount of snow in his or her community: Shovel all that snow into the potholes![LAUGHS]

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