Prince Edward Island Route 1A

Route 1A is a 20-kilometre (12 mi) long provincial highway in central Prince Edward Island. The route is a spur route of the Route 1 which connects the Trans-Canada Highway near Borden-Carleton and the Confederation Bridge with the city of Summerside.[2] It is an uncontrolled access 2-lane highway with a maximum speed limit of 90 km/h (55 mph) and is considered a "Core route" of Canada's National Highway System.[3] Route 1A is unnamed except for the portion within Summerside city limits, where it is known as Read Drive.[2]

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Route 1A
Route 1A highlighted in red.
Route information
Auxiliary route of Route 1 (TCH)
Length20.2 km[1] (12.6 mi)
Major junctions
South end Route 1 (TCH) in Albany
North end Route 2 near Summerside
Major citiesSummerside
Highway system
Provincial highways in Prince Edward Island
Route 1 (TCH)Route 2

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Prince County.

Albany0.00.0  Route 1 (TCH) – Borden-Carleton, Confederation Bridge, Crapaud, CharlottetownInterchange
0.70.43  Route 112 north (Junction Road)
1.30.81  Route 115 (Mount Tyron Road) – Searletown, Mount Tyron
Middletown5.03.1  Route 225 east (Anderson Road) – Kinkora
5.33.3  Route 111 (Newton Road / Middletown Road)Intersections offset; 50 m (160 ft) concurrency
6.44.0   Route 171 north (Dunk River Road) to Route 110 – Lower Freetown
9.55.9  Route 10 south (North Carlton Road Extension) – Searletown
Central Bedeque10.16.3  Route 171 (Dunk River Road / Callbeck Street) – Bedeque, Freetown
12.57.8  Route 8 east (Freetown Road) – Lower Freetown, New London
13.08.1  Route 120 north (MacMurdo Road)
16.210.1  Route 181 east (Taylor Road)
Summerside17.110.6  Route 107 east (Blue Shank Road) – Norboro, Kelvin Grove
18.411.4  Route 11 west (Water Street)
Travellers Rest20.212.6  Route 2 (All Weather Highway) – Summerside, Tignish, Kensington, CharlottetownRoundabout
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


  1. ^ a b Google (August 11, 2019). "PEI Route 1A - Length and route" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Prince Edward Island Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (2014). Provincial Road Atlas - Prince Edward Island (PDF) (Map). 1:50,000. Government of Prince Edward Island. pp. 15, 19, 20. Retrieved August 11, 2019.
  3. ^ "Canada's National Highway System Annual Report 2017" (PDF). Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety. January 2019. p. 42. Retrieved 11 August 2019.