Folded Dimensions: 4.75" X 8.5"
Open Dimensions: 41 W X 25 H
Date Location: Front Cover & Legend
Cover Description: Features colored drawing of the Burlington Bay Skyway.  A dark blue area across the top of the cover has the word 'Ontario' in red with white highlighting.  A brown area across the bottom has the minister's names in white.
Date Code: Non-Applicable
Southern Ontario Scale: 1" : 14 miles
Northern Ontario Scale: 1" : 28 miles
 
Main Legend Side Features: Map of Southern Ontario with legend, Index of Lakes, Index of Cities, Towns & Villages - (Southern Ontario), 'Ontario Highway First Aid System' information, 'What to do in case of an Accident' information and 'District Engineers Addresses & Telephone numbers'.
Opposite Side Features: Close up maps of 40 communities, Map of Northern Ontario with legend, Mileage Tables, Illustrations of Regulatory Signs, Index of Cities, Towns and Villages - (Northern Ontario), Official Travel Information and Ontario Provincial Police Locations.
 
Mileage Tables: Highways No.2  through to Highway No. 135 & Controlled Access Highways; QEW, 400, 401 & 402
Compiled By: C. P. Robins.
Prime Minister: Leslie M. Frost
Minister: Fred M. Cass, Department of Highways
Deputy Minister: W. J. Fulton, Department of Highways
Other: Lithographed in Canada by Litho Print Ltd., Toronto
Note: The first Burlington Bay Skyway was opened in 1958 and tolls were collected until the early 1970's when traffic congestion which resulted from the toll booths lead to their removal.

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Skyway Photo1
Construction of steel framework for Burlington Skyway using cranes, view along span of bridge - 1955   (Ontario Archives)
Skyway Photo3
A Department of Travel and Publicity, Publicity Branch photograph of the Skyway bridge from 1958.  (Ontario Archives)
 
Skyway Photo2
A Department of Travel and Publicity, Publicity Branch photograph of the underside of the Skyway from 1958.  (Ontario Archives)
Skyway Photo
Construction of the new skyway is proclaimed on the large billboard in the foreground - 1955. (Ontario Archives)

 

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