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The corner of Bloor and Dufferin in Toronto. (Kevin Van Paassen For The Globe and Mail)
The corner of Bloor and Dufferin in Toronto. (Kevin Van Paassen For The Globe and Mail)

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The top 10 worst roads in Ontario Add to ...

Toronto motorists, already frustrated by a city overflowing with road construction, should not be surprised to learn that seven of the top 10 worst roads in Ontario are located within its confines.

And Dufferin Street has defended its title as the worst road in the province for the third straight year. That’s no surprise, either. “Over the years, Dufferin Street has made the CAA’s Worst Roads list eight times,” the Canadian Automobile Association said in a press release trumpeting its 2014 list.

More than 2,000 different roads were nominated and the CAA says 90 per cent of voters cited “crumbling pavement and pothole-ridden streets” as criteria for their selections. Voting increased 31 per cent over last year’s campaign.

Here are the 10 worst:

1. Dufferin Street (Toronto)

2. Stanley Avenue (Niagara Falls)

3. Kipling Avenue (Toronto)

4. Finch Avenue West (Toronto)

5. Burlington Street East (Hamilton)

6. Bayview Avenue (Toronto)

7. Carling Avenue (Ottawa)

8. Markham Road (Toronto)

9. Lawrence Avenue East (Toronto)

10. Wilson Avenue (Toronto)


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