The North Road (Route du Nord) is an alternate route to reach
the lower part of the James Bay Road. It is a remote road that runs from near
Chibougamau to km 275 of the James Bay Road. It
is 406 km long, and is a modern gravel road with smooth curves and hills,
unpaved for its entire length. There is very little traffic -- most of the
traffic is trucks. The first 154 km are used by mammoth logging trucks.
Use caution! There are numerous warning signs about them.
There are no towns on the road except for
Nemaska, which is 10 km north of this road at km 300.
Driving the North Road before driving this road.
This can be a dangerous road.