Prince Edward Island Route 4

Route 4 is a 63 km (39 mi) long, two-lane uncontrolled access secondary highway in eastern Prince Edward Island, Canada. In runs east from the Trans-Canada Highway (Route 1) at Wood Islands along the Northumberland Straight to Route 18 the settlement of High Bank, where it turns north and passes through Murray River and Montague before ending at Route 2 at Dingwells Mills.[2] Its maximum speed limit is 90 km/h (56 mph).[citation needed]

Route 4 shield

Route 4
Route 4 near Cardigan
Route information
Maintained by Transportation and Public Works
Length64.9 km[1] (40.3 mi)
Major junctions
South end Route 1 (TCH) at Wood Islands
  Route 24 in Murray River

Route 17 at Murray River and Montague
Route 3 near Montague

Route 5 near Cardigan
North end Route 2 at Dingwells Mills
Location
CountiesKings, Queens
Highway system
Provincial highways in Prince Edward Island
Route 3Route 5

Route 4 is designated an arterial highway for approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Route 2 in Dingwells Mills to Route 17 in Montague; the remainder is designated a collector highway.[3]

NamesEdit

Route 4 has several local names:[2]

  • Shore Road (Wood Islands to High Bank)
  • Normans Road (High Bank to Murray River)
  • Commercial Road (Murray River to Montague)
  • A.A. Macdonald Highway (Montague to Pooles Corner)
  • Alleys Mill Road (Pooles Corner to Cardigan)
  • Seven Mile Road (Cardigan to Dundas)
  • Dundas Road (Dundas to Dingwells Mills)

Major intersectionsEdit

From south to north:[2]

CountyLocationkm[1]miDestinationsNotes
QueensWood Islands0.00.0    To Route 1 (TCH) / Route 315 north (Wood Islands Road) – Montague, Charlottetown, Caribou (via ferry)Southern terminus
6.13.8  Route 325 north (County Line Road)
KingsHigh Bank10.86.7  Route 348 north (Livingston Road)
12.47.7  Route 18 east (Cape Bear Road) – Murray Harbour
Murray River17.110.6  Route 18 west (Cape Bear Road) – Murray HarbourSigned as Route 18 west but heads east[4]
17.610.9  Route 348 (Gladstone Road / MacInnis Street Road)Intersections offset, 30 m (100 ft) concurrency
17.911.1  Route 202 west (Riverside Drive)
18.311.4  Route 24 – Vernon River, DoverRoundabout
19.111.9  Route 17 east – Point Pleasent
Alliston23.314.5  Route 324 (Peters Road)
St. Marys Road26.116.2  Route 318 (St. Marys Road)
Milltown Cross28.417.6  Route 317 (Brooklyn Road / Line Road)
Commercial Cross31.219.4  Route 316 (Heatherdale Road / Whim Road)Intersections offset, 40 m (130 ft) concurrency
Montague33.921.1  Route 315 south – Wood Islands Road
34.621.5  Route 326 (Valleyfield Road / Dousse Road) – Valleyfield, Lower MontagueRoundabout
35.422.0  Route 17 east (Main Street) – Lower Montague
35.722.2  Route 353 west (Riverside Drive)
36.222.5  Route 210 west (Queens Road)
36.822.9  Route 319 east (Robertson Road)
39.424.5  Route 319 east (Brundenell Point Road)
40.024.9  Route 356 north (Power Road)
Pooles Corner41.025.5  Route 3 – Charlottetown, GeorgetownRoundabout
44.227.5  Route 5 west / Shore Road – Mount Albion, Cardigan
44.527.7  Route 329 north (Hazelgreen Road)
45.528.3  Route 313 north (Cardigan Road)
46.629.0  Route 321 south (Chapel Road) – CardiganSouth end of Route 321 concurrency
47.129.3  Route 321 north (Shepard Road)North end of Route 321 concurrency
Primrose54.433.8  Route 312 north (Strathcona Road)
54.834.1  Route 311 south (Primrose Road)
Bridgetown56.435.0  Route 312 north (Strathcona Road)
Dundas58.136.1  Route 310 south (Annandale Road)
58.436.3  Route 314 east (Little River Road)
Albion Cross60.737.7  Route 327 (Albion Road)
Dingwell Mills64.940.3   Route 2 / Route 332 south (Fortune Road) – Charlottetown, Souris, Red HouseNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Google Maps (Map). Google. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c 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. 36–39, 41–42. Retrieved September 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Roads Act: Highway Access Regulations". Chapter R-15, Act of 20 September 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  4. ^ Google (July 2013). "Route 4/18 (north intersection)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 24, 2019.