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Colinet’s Markland Road voted among top 10 worst in Atlantic Canada

The Atlantic region of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) launched its sixth annual Worst Roads campaign today.
The Atlantic region of the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has announced the results of its annual campaign to identify the worst roads in the region.

Voting for the Canadian Automobile Association’s (CAA) annual campaign to identify the worst roads in Atlantic Canada is over and one road in Newfoundland and Labrador made the top 10.

Markland Road in Colinet placed fourth in voting.

According to a CAA news release, Atlantic Canadians cast more than 4,500 votes in this year’s campaign.

“The Worst Roads campaign allows the public to identify the roads in their area that are in particularly rough shape or present dangerous driving conditions,” said Gary Howard, CAA Atlantic’s vice president of communications.

“Ongoing road maintenance is essential to ensure that we can all enjoy safe, economical, environmentally responsible and pleasant driving conditions. We will notify government officials for each of the top ten roads and welcome the opportunity to share information on planned repairs or upgrades.”

Here are the top 10 worst road in order:

1. New Brunswick 616 (Keswick Ridge, N.B.)

2. Pine Glen Road (Pine Glen, N.B.)

3. Brae Harbour Road (Coleman, P.E.I)

4. Markland Road (Colinet, N.L.)

5. New Brunswick 101 (Hoyt, N.B.)

6. Orangedale Iona Road (Orangedale, N.S.)

7. Fraxville Road (New Ross, N.S.)

8. Université Avenue (Moncton, N.B.)

9. Mabou Mines Road (Mabou, N.S.)

10. Louisville Road (River John, N.S.)

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