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Route 776 is a provincial highway in New Brunswick, Canada. It serves as the main road on Charlotte County's Grand Manan Island, following the entire eastern coast of the island.

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Route 776
Route information
Maintained by New Brunswick Department of Transportation
Length28.0 km[1] (17.4 mi)
Major junctions
North endFerry Wharf Road in North Head
South endSouthwest Head
Location
Major citiesGrand Manan Island
Highway system
Provincial highways in New Brunswick
Former routes
Route 774Route 778
Route 776 north of Castalia

The northern terminus of Route 776 is at the Coastal Transport Limited ferry terminal at the top of Ferry Wharf Road in the community of North Head. The southern terminus is at Southwest Head at the Southwest Light, a Canadian Coast Guard light station atop 300-foot (91 m) cliffs.

Between these locations, the road passes through (from north to south) Castalia, Woodwards Cove, Grand Harbour, Seal Cove, and Deep Cove.

The community of Ingalls Head is the only major population centre on Grand Manan Island not having direct access to Route 776; one must drive down Ingalls Head Road in Grand Harbour to access this village. In addition, the offshore inhabited island of White Head Island cannot be directly accessed by Route 776 as well.

Route 776 has no colloquial names, and islanders refer to it by its official route number, or the "main road".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New Brunswick Department of Transportation: Designated Provincial Highways, 2003