Ontario Highway 21 facts for kids
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|Maintained by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario|
|Length:||226.8 km (140.9 mi)|
|Existed:||May 23, 1927 – present|
|South end:||Highway 402 near Wyoming|
| Highway 8 in Goderich
Highway 9 in Kincardine
|North end:||Highway 6 / Highway 10 / Highway 26 in Owen Sound|
|Major cities:||Grand Bend, Goderich, Kincardine, Southampton, Port Elgin, Owen Sound|
Ontario Highway 21, also called King's Highway 21, is a provincial highway in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It starts near Ontario Highway 402, almost half way between Sarnia and London. It runs north/northeast for 227 kilometres (141 mi) and ends in Owen Sound with Highway 6, Highway 10, and Highway 26. The roadway is referred to as the Bluewater Highway because it remains very close to the eastern shoreline of Lake Huron. It was started in 1927 as Highway 3 running .across Kent and Lambton Counties. In 1930 it was extended and renamed King's Highway 21. It is one of Ontario's most treacherous roads for winter driving. Highway 21 is frequently closed during winter because of snow blowing off Lake Huron.
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Excavation work to bypass Highway 21 north of the Maitland River near Goderich
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