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Re: CHAT: long streets

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Friday, March 3, 2000, 4:45
Aidan Grey wrote:
> > Robert Hailman wrote: > > > Yonge St. It's a very long street, the longest in the world I think, so > > not all of it is fun. > > Funnily, a strret here in Colorado is also supposed to hold that title: > Colfax Ave, which stretches nearly from one side of the state to the > other longways, but ISN'T a highway.
If I'm not mistaken, Yonge St. goes from Toronto to near Winnipeg. My research ( indicates that it is almost 1900 Km (1179 miles) long, but it is also known as Highway 11, but that's just an excse to get provincial funding. The highway designation was added after the street was built, and anywhere you go it will be called Yonge St. -- Robert