Vermont Route 243

Vermont Route 105 North Troy, Vermont Quebec Route 243
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Vermont Route 243 marker

Vermont Route 243
VT 243 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by VTrans
Length1.181 mi[1] (1.901 km)
Major junctions
West end Route 243 at Potton, QC
East end VT 105 in North Troy
Location
CountiesOrleans
Highway system
State highways in Vermont
VT 242VT 244

Vermont Route 243 (VT 243) is a 1.181-mile-long (1.901 km) state highway located within the village of North Troy in Orleans County, Vermont, United States. The route runs from the Canada–United States border at Potton, where the road continues into Quebec, past the North Troy–Highwater Border Crossing as Route 243, to VT 105 in the village center.

Route description

VT 243 westbound approaching VT 105 in North Troy

VT 243 begins at an intersection with VT 105 (Highland Avenue / North Pleasant Street) in the village of North Troy. A northern continuation of Highland Avenue, VT 243 runs northeast along Elm Street along the western end of North Troy as a main residential street. The route curved northeast a little further after Main Street, the route runs along Elm for another block, reaching Railroad Street. At Railroad Street, VT 243 turns west and parallels the eponymous railway, crossing nearby Dominion Avenue, which dead-ends short of the Canada–United States border. The route bends northwest after Dominion, passing between the railroad and some homes in North Troy. VT 243 soon crosses through dense woods outside of downtown North Troy, reaching the North Troy–Highwater Border Crossing United States Customs station. After the station, whose headquarters are on the southbound side of the highway, VT 243 crosses the Quebec provincial line, becoming Route 243 (Route de Mansonville) on the opposite side.[2]

Major intersections

The entire route is in North Troy, Orleans County. [1]

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000 Route 243 (Route de Mansonville)North Troy–Highwater Border Crossing; continuation into Quebec
1.1811.901 VT 105 (Highland Avenue / North Pleasant Street) to VT 101 – Jay, RichfordEastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b c Traffic Research Unit (May 2013). "2012 (Route Log) AADTs for State Highways" (PDF). Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development Division, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved April 25, 2015.
  2. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (December 20, 2013). "overview map of Route 243" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved December 20, 2013.