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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

New Champlain Bridge across the St Lawrence at Montreal

(Posted:04/25/2017)

QC: Changing Montreal’s skyline and built to last. Designed for public transit open to cyclists and pedestrians meeting the highest engineering standards. Scheduled to open in Fall 2018

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Heavy Snow in Banff and Kananaskis and TCH #1

(Posted:04/25/2017)

AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected in the Banff and Kananaskis regions. Snowfall amounts of up to 15 cm have been reported. Snow is expected to taper off late this morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Ice and freezing Rain from Thunder Bay to Wawa along TCH

(Posted:04/25/2017)

ON: Icy mix of freezing rain and ice pellets developing tonight near midnight. There is the potential for the freezing rain and ice pellets to persist through early Thursday morning. This storm may have an impact to transportation in the region particularly if the majority of the precipitation falls as freezing rain.

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Snowfall in Kenora - Lake Nipigon area along TransCanada

(Posted:04/25/2017)

ON: A significant late season snowfall event (5 cm) winding down today, with more snow and ice on Wednesday. There is also a risk of some light freezing rain this morning and afternoon. Another significant weather system is expected to affect portions of northwestern Ontario and areas north of Lake Superior on Wednesday and Wednesday night. At this point, it appears that 5 to 10 cm of snow and ice pellets are possible, with a risk of freezing rain.

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Snowfall alert (20-30 cm) along Yellowhead Highway 16 routte

(Posted:04/14/2017)

AB/SK/MB: A spring storm system will continue to spread significant snowfall across central Alberta today and tonight. An additional 10 cm of snow is expected in western regions by the time the snow tapers off Saturday morning. Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm by Saturday.

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada HighwayP.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Prince Edward Island, across the Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown and to the Woods Island Ferry

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Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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PEI: from Moncton, NB  to Charlottetown, via Confederation BridgePEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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Alberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine HatAlberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 284 km along Highway #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat: via Lake Chestermere, Strathmore, Gleichen and Brooks

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Newfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along #1 from Port-aux-Basques ferry dock (from North Sydney, Nova Scotia) to Corner Brook

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Newfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 236 km along Route #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland, via Gander and Tera Nova National Park

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and ReginaSaskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and Regina

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 235 km along Highway #1 between Swift Current and Regina, via Moose Jaw

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Cities to Visit

Here are some featured cities along or near the Trans Canada Highway:

Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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Wawa, Ontario travel InformationWawa, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba Travel InformationWinnipeg, Manitoba Travel Information

MB: Winnipeg is the retail centre and grain-trading centre for western Canada, since the early days of the Hudson^s Bay Company, and its old Exchange District is often used as a Hollywood film set.

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Lake Chestermere, Alberta travel informationLake Chestermere, Alberta travel information

AB: Lake Chestermere^s lake is fed by an irrigation canal from the Bow River, from the weir just below the Calgary Zoo. The lake is popular for sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, and fishing.

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Mattawa, Ontario Travel InformationMattawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: This 3,000 resident community lies at the junction of the Ottawa and the Mattawa rivers. The name is the Ojibway phrase for \meeting of the waters.\

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