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State Route 189
is a numbered state highway in Maine
Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost...
, running from U.S. Route 1
In the U.S. state of Maine, U.S. Route 1 is a major north–south state highway serving the eastern part of the state. It parallels the Atlantic Ocean from New Hampshire north through Portland, Brunswick, and Belfast to Calais, and then the St. Croix River and the rest of the Canadian border...
Whiting is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after Timothy Whiting, an early settler. The population was 430 at the 2000 census...
in the west to the Canadian border at Lubec
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,652 at the 2000 census. Lubec is the easternmost town in the contiguous United States . However, the Aleutian Islands in Alaska extend into the eastern hemisphere, and if territories are included, Point Udall in the...
in the east. In Lubec the route crosses the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Bridge is an international bridge, which connects Maine State Route 189 in the community of Lubec, Maine in the United States with Campobello Island in the Canadian province of New Brunswick across the Lubec Narrows. The bridge is named for former President of the...
when entering Campobello Island, New Brunswick
New Brunswick is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province in the federation that is constitutionally bilingual . The provincial capital is Fredericton and Saint John is the most populous city. Greater Moncton is the largest Census Metropolitan Area...
. State Route 189 runs a total of 11.19 miles (18.01 km).
State Route 189 begins its eastward trek with its intersection with U.S. Route 1 in Whiting. From the junction, the route generally follows a northeasterly course through Trescott and West Lubec prior to reaching its western terminus at the FDR Bridge crossing Johnson Bay
Johnson Bay is a bay in Lubec, Maine, United States.It is separated from the Lubec Channel by Lubec Neck to the southeast and from Cobscook Bay by Seward Neck to the west. It is bounded on the north by Moose Island in Eastport and on the east by Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada.The bay...
into New Brunswick.