King's Highway 401 - Images


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Photos shown in this table are arranged from West to East:

Proper Municipality Name Photo Description Photo

Pictures taken from driver's perspective appear offset from centre-line pictures:        

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Continued from Tilbury to Ridgetown Pictures
Municipality of Chatham-Kent Looking east from the Highway 21 overpass.  Click here for Highway 21 ImagesClick here to jump to the view looking west from the Highway 21 overpass

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.

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Municipality of Chatham-Kent View looking west from the Kenesserie Road overpass just east of Highway 21.  Kenesserie Road is located approximately at kilometre marker 113.  In 2006 work is underway to rehabilitate the Kenesserie Road overpass.
Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 45kb.

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Municipality of Chatham-Kent View looking east from the Kenesserie Road overpass.  Notice the extra wide left-hand shoulder that has been constructed on the westbound carriageway in the vicinity of this overpass.  It was constructed in reaction to a serious accident that occurred in this area.
Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 40kb.

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Municipality of Chatham-Kent View looking west from the Orford Road overpass in Chatham-Kent.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.

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Municipality of Chatham-Kent Looking east along Highway 401 from the Orford Road overpass.  Orford Road is located at roughly kilometre marker 117.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.

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Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking west from the Furnival Road overpass.  Interestingly, Furnival Road was originally designated as Elgin Road 3, but was re-designated as Elgin Road 103 in 1998 allowing Elgin to designate its portion of the former Highway 3 as County Road 3.  Counties committed to maintaining a former highway's number as was done in this case should be commended.
Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 40kb.

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Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking easterly from the Furnival Road overpass.  Furnival Road is located approximately at kilometre marker 129 and is the first interchange for eastbound traffic in Elgin County.  The Furnival Road structure was completed in 1965.
Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 40kb.

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Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking west from the Downie Road overpass in Elgin County.  Downie Road is located near kilometre marker 131.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 45kb.

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Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking east from the Downie road overpass.  There are several long sweeping curves such as this one in western Elgin County as the highway meanders through the centre of different concessions.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.

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Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

Looking west into the sun from the Highway 76 (now Elgin Road 76) overpass near West Lorne.  Highway 76 is located at kilometre marker 137.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 35kb.

Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

Overhead signage denoting the Highway 76 (now Elgin Road 76) exit from the westbound 401.  Highway 76 is a short highway that extends between Highway's 2 and 3.  The only major community located along the highway is West Lorne, which is of questionable provincial significance.  Click here for Highway 76 images (Coming Soon!).
Picture taken: March 17th, 2005.  Size: 35kb.
Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking easterly from the Highway 76 overpass.  The Highway 76 interchange and structure was completed and opened to traffic in 1965.  The structure was recently rehabilitated in the Summer of 2004.

Picture taken: October 18th, 2005.  Size: 45kb.

Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

Signage approaching the former Highway 76 interchange along the westbound 401.  Highway 76 was downloaded in 1997 and was one of the more logical highways to be transferred to local jurisdiction.

Picture taken: March 17th, 2005.  Size: 30kb.

Municipality of West Elgin

County of Elgin

View looking west towards Chatham from the Dunborough Road overpass.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 55kb.

Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

Looking easterly towards London along Highway 401 from the Dunborough Road overpass.  Dunborough Road is located in the vicinity of kilometre marker 141.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb.

Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

View looking west from the Coyne Road overpass towards the Dutton Service Centres.  The westbound Service Centre features a McDonalds and a Petro-Canada, while the eastbound Service Centre offers travelers a Wendy's, Tim Horton's and a Shell gas station.
Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb.
Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

View looking easterly from the Coyne Road overpass.  Coyne Road is located near kilometre marker 145.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 60kb.

Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

View looking west from the Currie Road overpass.  Currie Road is located approximately at kilometre marker 149.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 55kb.

Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

Looking easterly from the Currie Road overpass.  Unbeknownst to most people, a portion of Currie Road was once Ontario's Highway 75.  Highway 75 extended from Highway 3 north to Dutton.  The route was decommissioned in the late 1950s, before the 401 was opened through Elgin and Kent Counties in 1963.
Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size:50kb.
Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

Looking west from the Willey Road overpass.  Notice the 'Fatigue Kills, Take a Break' sign in the distance of this photo.  Signs such as this were installed in the London to Windsor corridor after a very serious fatal accident took place between Windsor and Tilbury in 1999.  Since then, similar signs have been added to several other notorious stretches of highway across the province.
Picture taken: September 10th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.
Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

Looking east from the Willey Road overpass.  Willey Road is located at roughly kilometre marker 153.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2005.  Size: 55kb.

Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich

County of Elgin

Looking westerly from the Iona Road overpass.  Iona Road is located at kilometre marker 157.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2005.  Size: 60kb.

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

View looking east along Highway 401 from Iona Road.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2005.  Size: 50kb.

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Looking west towards Chatham and Windsor from the Lawrence Road overpass in Elgin County.  Lawrence Road is located near kilometre marker 160.

Picture taken: April 14th, 2005.  Size: 50kb

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Looking easterly along Highway 401 from the Lawrence Road overpass.  In the distance of this photo, the Lawrence overhead is visible.  These parallel structures carry Highway 401 traffic over the CN Paynes subdivision.
Picture taken: April 14th, 2005.  Size: 45kb.
Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

View looking west from the Union Road overpass.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb.

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Highway 401 looking east from the Union Road overpass.  This is a very typical looking section of Highway 401 from Chatham to London.  Union Road is located at approximately kilometre marker 164.
Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Looking west along Highway 401 from the Mill Road overpass.  Mill Road is located roughly at kilometre marker 169.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb.

Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Looking easterly towards London from the Mill Road overpass.  Mill Road is designated as Elgin Road 119.  Before Highway 19 was downloaded in Elgin County, Mill Road was designated as Elgin Road 19.

Picture taken: September 10th, 2004.  Size: 50kb.
Township of Southwold

County of Elgin

Highway 401 looking west from the Southminster Bourne overpass.  Southminster Bourne is located roughly at kilometre marker 174.  Click here to jump to the view looking west from the Southminster Drive overpass.

Picture taken: September 23rd, 2005.  Size: 55kb.
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