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New Brunswick comes out on top in worst roads of Atlantic Canada contest by CAA, but Nova Scotia has some stinkers too

South Uniacke Road in Mount Uniacke has been nominated for CAA’s Worst Roads in Atlantic Canada campaign, an online contest. Whether or not it ‘wins’ will be announced on April 23.
South Uniacke Road in Mount Uniacke has been nominated for CAA’s Worst Roads in Atlantic Canada campaign, an online contest. - Colin Chisholm
MOUNT UNIACKE, N.S. —

CAA, the Canadian Automobile Association, released it’s ‘winners’ of the worst roads in Atlantic Canada contest on April 23.

'Winners' is in quotation marks because it’s not necessarily something to brag about.

New Brunswick came out ‘on top,’ thanks to Tripp Settlement Road in Keswick Ridge outside of Fredericton, which received the most votes.

In fact, NB had the honour of taking five of the 10 worst roads after more than 7,000 votes were cast over three weeks.

In Nova Scotia, two roads made the top 10, including Meadowville Station Road in Pictou, coming in at number six, and South Uniacke Road in Mount Uniacke at number nine.

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Notably, none of the top 10 roads were on Prince Edward Island.

CAA said in a press release that every road across the four Atlantic provinces was eligible for the online survey.

Votes came in from all types of road users, including cyclists, pedestrians, public transit users and motorists.

“Every year, our Worst Roads campaign allows the public to identify poor road conditions in their area,” Gary Howard, Vice President of Communications at CAA Atlantic said in a press release. “We will now notify government officials of the 10 worst roads and hopefully will soon be sharing news on planned repairs and upgrades.”

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Worst Roads in Nova Scotia, as voted by users on CAA

1. Meadowville Station Road, Pictou, Subd. A

2. South Uniacke Road, Mount Uniacke

3. Kempt Head Road, Victoria, Subd. B

4. Wittenburg Road, Chaswood

5. Windermere Road, Berwick

6. East River West Side Road, Pictou, Subd. B

7. Loch Broom Loop, Westville

8. Whycocomagh Port Hood Road, Inverness, Subd. B

9. Marble Mountain Road, Inverness, Subd. C

10. Westville Road, New Glasgow

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