King's Highway 405 -

Highway 405 is a short spur highway leading from The Queen Elizabeth way in Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge.  On the American side of the border, Highway 405 connects to Interstate-190, which is the Niagara Section of the New York Thruway.

Old Style King's Highway 405 Shield

  Western Terminus:  Partial Interchange with the Queen Elizabeth Way east of St. Catherines

Eastern Terminus:  Queenston-Lewiston Bridge Toll Plaza.

Length:  8.5 km

Multiplexes:  None

Freeway:  Entire Length.

Control Cities:  EB: Bridge to USA.  WB: Toronto

AADT (2002):  Highest: 25,400, from the QEW to the Stanley Avenue Interchange

                             Lowest: 22,000, from Stanley Avenue to the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge Toll Plaza

Road Info:  Presently, Highway 405 is probably in the worst condition of any 400-series highway in Ontario.  Pavement conditions are acceptable, but sub-par compared to other important highways.  Traffic volumes are moderate, and Highway 405 has a posted speed limit of 100km/h.


Highway 405 information:  

Detailed Route information available below
Virtual Tour and other photos of Highway 405   History of Highway 405
Photographic History of Highway 405

Interchanges along Highway 405 from West to East:

Proper Municipality Name Distance Interchange Name North / West Control City South / East Control City
Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake 0 km / 8.5 km Queen Elizabeth Way - (Toronto Bound Partial Interchange) Toronto
City of Niagara Falls 5.3 km / 3.2 km Stanley Avenue (Niagara Road 102) Niagara-on-the-Lake Niagara Falls
Canada-USA border 8.5 km / 0 km Interstate 190 via Queenston Lewiston Bridge    
Highway 405 Ends

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Page last updated:  February 10th, 2005

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