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Highway 1 is the Saskatchewan section of the Trans-Canada Highway mainland route. The total distance of the Trans-Canada Highway in Saskatchewan is 647.9 kilometres (402.6 mi).[1] The highway traverses Saskatchewan from the western border with Alberta, from Highway 1, to the Manitoba border where it continues as PTH 1. The Trans–Canada Highway Act was passed on December 10, 1949. The Saskatchewan segment was completed August 21, 1957. The speed limit along the majority of the route is 110 kilometres per hour (70–mph) with urban area thoroughfares slowing to a speed of 90–100 kilometres per hour (55–65 mph). Portions of the highway—the section through Swift Current, an 8-kilometer section east of Moose Jaw, and the Regina Ring Road—are controlled-access. Highway 1 serves as a major east-west transport route for commercial traffic. It is the main link between southern Saskatchewan's largest cities, and also serves as the province's main link to the neighbouring provinces of Alberta (to the west) and Manitoba (to the east).

Highway 1 shield

Highway 1
Trans–Canada Highway
Highway 1 highlighted in red.
Route information
Maintained by Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
& Transport Canada
Length647.9 km[1] (402.6 mi)
Major junctions
West end Hwy 1 (TCH) at the Alberta border near Walsh
 
East end PTH 1 (TCH) at the Manitoba border near Fleming
Location
Rural
municipalities
Maple Creek, Piapot, Gull Lake, Webb, Swift Current, Excelsior, Morse, Chaplin, Wheatlands, Caron, Moose Jaw, Pense, Sherwood, Edenwold, South Qu'appelle, Indian Head, Wolseley, Elcapo, Willowdale, Silverwood, Martin, Moosomin
Major citiesRegina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current
Highway system
Provincial highways in Saskatchewan
Hwy 999Hwy 2

The four-lane divided highway passes through three major urban centres of Saskatchewan, Regina, Moose Jaw and Swift Current. A site in the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network, an internationally acclaimed shorebird conservation strategy, is at the village of Chaplin approximately equal distance between Swift Current and Moose Jaw. Located southwest of the Trans–Canada is the Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, which features Fort Walsh and the highest elevation of Saskatchewan. Highway 1 traverses ranch lands, the Missouri Coteau topographical area, and rolling prairie agricultural plains.

The highway generally runs west to east along the route, following parallel with the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway route. The Trans–Canada Highway traverses historical settlement areas. The transcontinental railroad of 1885 brought settlers to southern Saskatchewan. Commemorative historical sites along the Trans–Canada Highway mark the historical changes of the 72 years since the CPR came through.

On November 9, 2011, the section between Moose Jaw and Regina was designated "Saskatchewan's Highway of Heroes" to honour province's soldiers who died in service [2][3]

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OriginsEdit

 
Divided highway (twinned) Sk Hwy 1 Regina – Pilot Butte

The Minister of Mines and Resources held the first Federal-Provincial Conference regarding the Trans-Canada Highway in December, 1948. With consent from all provinces, the Trans–Canada Highway Act was passed on December 10, 1949. Following this a second Federal-Provincial Conference was held to bring together the final details for the agreement. The Highway Act aims for the completion of the Trans–Canada Highway route by December, 1956. The third Federal-Provincial Conference hold April 25, 1950 saw Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan and Alberta sign the agreement which provided federal funding for the proposed transcontinental highway. The shortest and most practical routes could be chosen by each province respectively, given that provinces adjacent to one another agree on the meeting locations. The transcontinental hard-surfaced two lane highway was to have pavement widths of 22-foot (6.7 m) and 24-foot (7.3 m); shoulder widths, low gradients and curvature; bridge clearances and sight distances; few railway grade crossings; and be able to bear load capacities of 9 tons an axle.[4] As of 1950, 4,119 mi (6,629 km) have been agreed to.[4] By 1955, the Trans–Canada Highway program had only seen 4,580 mi (7,371 km) of highway completed in areas outside of Quebec. 1,523 mi (2,451.0 km) of the paved 2,853 miles (4,591.5 km) of the Canadian highway Trans–Canada highway system had been completed by November 1, 1955 to Trans–Canada Highway standards.[5] Premier T.C. Douglas presided over the opening ceremonies on August 21, 1957, opening the 650 km (403.9 mi) Saskatchewan segment of the Trans–Canada Highway[6]

The Special Projects Branch of the Department of Resources and Development administers the Trans–Canada highway Act checking specifications, and prior construction. The contributions from the Dominion Government to the provinces may be up to 50 per cent of the cost of construction approved by the Governor in council. The actual construction is controlled by each Provincial Highway Department respectively. The estimated length of mileage for Saskatchewan is 461 mi (741.9 km) of the total 4,933 mi (7,939 km).

1957 saw the Saskatchewan portion of the Trans–Canada Highway come to completion, the first province to finish their section in Canada. The year 1962 saw the entire Canadian 7,821 km (4,860 mi) highway completed which came to a total expenditure of $1.4 billion[7] (about $18.26 billion today).[8] The last of the highway between Moosomin and Wapella was twinned and opened on November 6, 2008 providing a completely twinned corridor. The total cost of twinning was $217 million with the Canadian government contributing $59 million.[9][10][11][12]

HistoryEdit

 
Sk Hwy 1 near Indian Head/Fort Qu'Appelle at Sk Hwy 56

An Indian trail used by fur traders, and Red River carts pulling settlers effects was the first path between Moosomin and Fort Ellice, Manitoba. The transcontinental CPR paralleled this trail when coming through in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[13]

Provincial Highway 4, the precursor of the Trans–Canada Saskatchewan Highway 1 followed the surveyed grade of the transcontinental CPR between the Alberta and Manitoba border. Travel along Provincial Highway 4 before the 1940s would have been travelling on the square following the township road allowances, barbed wire fencing and rail lines. As the surveyed township roads were the easiest to travel, the first highway was designed on 90 degree right angle corners as the distance traversed the prairie along range roads and township roads.[14] Two horse then eight horse scrapers maintained these early dirt roads.

One of the problems that came about was when the Manitoba survey met the Saskatchewan survey. The Manitoba survey allowed for 100 feet (30 m) road allowances placed east and west every 1 mile (1.6 km). This system was followed west of Manitoba until just north of Indian Head. Whereas, the Saskatchewan survey conducted in 1887, allowed for 66 feet (20 m) road allowances and placed roads east and west every 2 miles (3.2 km). The two surveys needed a 2 miles (3.2 km) correction which took years to smooth out.[15]

Agriculture is Saskatchewan's main industry and taking grain to elevators was first accomplished by horse and cart, to be replaced around World War I by truck travel. Long haul trucking flourished between 1950 and 1970, and the trans–Canada was completed across Canada by 1970. Since the 1970s, 17 times the number of grain trucks and 95 per cent of goods transported now are hauled by truck across the Saskatchewan.[16]

Speed limitsEdit

 
White City At Sk Hwy 48

From the Alberta border (eastbound from Medicine Hat and Calgary), Highway 1 is a four–lane divided highway with a speed limit of 110 kilometre per hour (70 mph). (Short stretches through the infrequent urban areas are at 90–100 kilometre per hour (55–65 mph) though). Moose Jaw has 4 lane traffic bypassing the main portion of the city with a strictly enforced 80 Kilometer per hour speed limit with photo radar. At Regina, the highway meets the city in the south and has two official courses: through the city along Albert Street north to Victoria Avenue, then east, or on the Trans–Canada Bypass around the southeastern portion of the city. The bypass section is a controlled-access highway and is often called the Ring Road. Traffic continuing east along the Trans–Canada Highway exits at Victoria Avenue. After Regina, Highway 1 continues onward to Brandon and Winnipeg.

CommunitiesEdit

Alberta to Swift CurrentEdit

Travelling west along the highway on the Alberta side, Highway 1 reaches Medicine Hat, Brooks, and Calgary. Travelling east, the highway begins near Walsh, Alberta and crosses into Saskatchewan entering into the Rural Municipality (R.M.) of Maple Creek, which was established December 10, 1917.[17] (A rural municipality (R.M.) was an elected governing system providing essential services such as police, fire, health, education and infrastructure services for rural residents. Historically, community residents could pay taxes or supply a couple days per quarter section labour constructing roads, bridges, and fireguards instead of paying taxes.) Maple Creek, a town of 2,198 residents (2006 census), was established in 1883 and is located 8 kilometres south of the Trans-Canada Highway 1 via Highway 21.[18][19]

The next R.M. is Piapot No 110 and a ghost town of Sidewood an early ranching area of Saskatchewan. Sidewood served residents between 1911 and 1952.[19] Piapot No 110 first provided infrastructure improvements for this rural area in 1913[17] and is now an administrative division for a rural population of 392 residents.[18] The small village of Piapot has a southerly access to Highway 1 also via Highway 614.

The village of Tompkins, and the town of Gull Lake are among the communities of R.M. of Gull Lake No 139. Both Tompkins with its 173 residents and Gull Lake serving 965 residents have their own municipal government.[18] Gull Lake is an older community establishing its post office April 1, 1889.[19] The south Saskatchewan region, an early ranching area was home to the 76 Ranch. The ranch house, constructed in 1888, is now the Gull Lake School Division office.[20] Within Gull Lake No 139, which was created in 1913, are several wind turbine generators that can be seen when traversing the Trans–Canada Highway.

In 1913 the road system consisted of miles of prairie trails. The roads gradually improved with the assistance of jointly funded Provincial and Municipal road programs such as the Grid Road program, the Main Farm Access program, and the Super Grid system, which led to the eventual formation of Municipal Maintenance Areas. The RM's of Gull Lake, Carmichael, and Webb formed Maintenance Area No. 1, the first in the Province.

— Sask Biz Piapot No. 110[21]

A neighbouring village of Webb with its population of 44 is situated within the next R.M. of Webb No 138 just 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Highway 1.[18] Webb No 138 incorporated on December 13, 1909 providing road construction and maintenance. The post office was set up in Webb on March 1, 1908.[19]

Swift Current to Moose JawEdit

Swift Current No 137 becomes the next R.M. to travel through and here the unincorporated areas of Beverley and Java are the next communities along the route. Both of these communities are enumerated as a part of RM bringing its population to 1,587 residents.[18] December 12, 1910 saw the incorporation of the RM of Swift Current No 137. The highway runs through three cities on the way from Alberta to Manitoba, of which Swift Current is the first. Swift Current was first established in the North West Territories in 1883 and has risen to a population of 14,946.[18][19]

The original route of this highway was via Chaplin Street through Swift Current. The Trans-Canada became a four lane expressway in 1968, and the new route went past Swift Current to the north. Motels, shopping malls and fast food enterprises are located along the highway route. Subdivisions and neighbourhoods now extend past the highway, so again highway 1 traverses Swift Current.[22]

Excelsior No 166 R.M. is the next rural governing body out of Swift Current that encompasses the community of Waldeck directly on Highway 1 at the junction of Saskatchewan Highway 628. Rush Lake is 4 kilometres north of the highway. 1903 first saw Rush Lake become established, soon followed in 1906 by Waldeck, and 1909 for the RM in this area.[17][19]

The town of Herbert with its post office established in 1904 has 742 residents now.[18][19] Herbert once renowned as having ‘The World’s Choicest Wheat Lands’ is at the junction of the Trans–Canada and Saskatchewan Highway 612.[23] Morse, as well as Ernfold are unincorporated areas, which adds their populations to the 435 residents of R.M. Morse No 165. Morse is immediately north of Highway 1 at the intersection with Highway 644. The Morse Museum and Cultural Center celebrates pioneer history in a 1912 brick school house.[24] Saskatchewan's third biggest grain marketing point in Saskatchewan as of 1912, continued on this route by setting a record for shipping 2-1/4 million bushels of wheat in 1915.[25] Morse has erected large cattails for their roadside attraction.[26] Ernfold is at the western edge of the separation of the east and west bound lanes of the Trans–Canada. The western route is about 15.3 km (9.5 mi) in length, and the eastern route is about 14.7 km (9.1 mi) long, before the highway comes together again.

Uren is the first community arrived at within Chaplin No 164. Uren bustled between 1911 and 1961.[19] Chaplin, at the intersection of Route 1 and Highways 19 and 58, was established in 1907. It is an unincorporated area that adds its population to the 138 residents (2006 census) of Chaplin No 164.[18][19] An American Avocet as well as Piping Plover are large statues built by the roadside commemorating the world-famous bird sanctuary at Chaplin, Saskatchewan. Valjean, and Secretan are also too small to have their own municipal governments and they are located along the highway proper. Valjean supported a post office between 1912 and 1968, whereas Secretan's post office survived from 1911 to 1970.[19]

Wheatlands No 163 established in 1909[17] features the communities of Parkbeg as well as Mortlach. Parkbeg, an unincorporated area, had a post office established in the North West Territories in 1896. Parkbeg is now located on Trans–Canada 1 east, a segment that is 16.5 kilometres in length. The Trans–Canada west is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) long and is about 2 km (1 mi) north of Parkbeg. Mortlach, a village of 254 people, is about 0.8 mi (1.3 km) south of the highway and established its post office just months before Saskatchewan became a province in 1905.[18][19] Four major pipelines, TransCanada, Conoco, South Saskatchewan Pipeline, and Trans Gas find their home in Wheatlands RM.[27]

There is only one community along the highway within R.M. Caron No 162, which is Caronport. The village of Caronport, 919 residents in 2006, did not receive a post office until 1947, but the RM was serving the area since 1912.[17] Local Improvement District (L.I.D.) #9 started making area improvements as early as 1904.[28]

Moose Jaw to ReginaEdit

 
Divided highway (twinned) section Sk Hwy 1 leaving Regina (eastward)

Moose Jaw, also called "Little Chicago", is a city of 32,132 along the Trans–Canada.[18] Capone's Car, Moose Family and Mac the Moose are all large roadside attractions of Moose Jaw.[26] Moose Jaw Trolley Company (1912) is still an operating electric cable trolleys offering tours of Moose Jaw. Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort,[29] Tunnels of Moose Jaw,[30] and History of Transportation Western Development Museum.[31] are major sites of interest of this city.[32] The juncture of the Moose Jaw River and Thunder Creek produced the best source of water for steam engines, and Moose Jaw became the CPR divisional point.[33] AgPro Inland Grain Terminal operated by Saskatchewan Wheat Pool.[34] These large capacity concrete grain terminals are replacing the smaller grain elevators that were numerous along the highway, sentinels of most communities along the route. Improved technology for harvest, transport and road construction have made the large inland terminals more viable economically.[35] The rural governing body around Moose Jaw is Moose Jaw No. 161, which serves 1,228 residents (2006 census), which includes the Moose Jaw, Canadian Forces Base. Meat-processing plants, salt, potash, urea fertilizer, anhydrous ammonia and ethanol producers abound in this area with easy transport access to the Trans–Canada Highway.[18][36]Belle Plaine, an unincorporated area, is within Pense No 160. The RM serves only 490 residents as of 2006.

Regina to ManitobaEdit

 
Indian Head Statue

Sherwood No 159 is the R.M. of the western perimeter around the capital city of Regina. Regina, Saskatchewan's capital city is the second largest city of the province of Saskatchewan with the 2006 census counting its population at 179,246 people.[18] Sherwood R.M. provides essential services to 1,075 residents.[18] As Regina expands, it annexes land from Sherwood No 159.

Edenwold No 158 is the R.M. east of Regina comprising White City, as well as Balgonie along the highway proper.[37] Edenwold No 158 serves 3,611 residents. As Regina grows eastward, it annexes land from this RM. White City a town of 1,113 residents could also be considered a census subdivision of Regina. Balgonie an unincorporated area first established its post office in 1883.[19] It is now situated at the intersections of Saskatchewan Highway 46, 364, 10, and the Trans–Canada.

St. Joseph's is a hamlet on Highway 1 and is a part of South Qu'appelle No 157, the next R.M. along the way. The town of Qu'Appelle (624 residents in 2006) had historic beginnings with fur trading posts in this area, and is located within this R.M.. Qu'Appelle was first named Troy, and was an administrative centre of the North West Territories.[18][38]

Originally roadwork was done by horsepower, and the municipality owned its horses and equipment. It was found that roadwork under the supervision of a councilor cost half as much as that under a road commission system. There were problems with labor. One cold November payday the whole crew quit, with not one left to even feed the horses. In 1909 a foreman shot one of his crew; the [Indian Head] council minutes make no further comment.

— History of Indian Head and District Inc., Indian Head: history of Indian Head and district (1981)[15]

Indian Head, a town with a population of 1,634, is within Indian Head No 156 along with the ghost town of Dingley and the town Sintaluta.[18] Sintaluta has a population of 98.[18] Indian Head has erected a large sculpture of an Indian Head at the side of the road.[26]

Indian Head features the historical Bell Farm, which was a large farming enterprise of 53,000 acres (214.5 km2). Pioneer homesteaders in the early 20th century farmed quarter section homesteads that were 160 acres (0.6 km2) in size. This was a 1/2 mile by 1/2 mile (0.8 km by 0.8 km) farm.[39]

Wolseley, a town of 782, is within the area of Wolseley No 155.[18] The town of Wolseley is home to heritage properties such as the Provincial Court House building was constructed in 1893 and is the oldest surviving Court House building in the province. The Town Hall/Opera House, built in 1906 is a classic building and is used for all sorts of community events.[40] A 1904 Queen Anne revival-style home is now the Grenfell 'Adare' Museum. This home built by Mr. Edward Fitzgerald was built on a large property that was annexed by Grenfell.

Elcapo No 154 contains the urban communities of Grenfell, Oakshela and Broadview. Grenfell has a population of 947, and Broadview 611.[18] Grenfell is home to a 14,700 tonne inland concrete terminal as well as a large grain elevator located at the CPR line.[41] Oakshela, an unincorporated area, is the only municipality served by the RM. The town of Broadview was an 1882 Canadian Pacific Railway divisional point. The Broadview Museum houses heritage of Broadview and area.[42]

The town of Whitewood, 869 residents in 2006, was first established as Whitewood Station, North West Territories in 1883.[18] Dr. Rudolph Meyer led a group of French Counts to the area of Whitewood in the 1880s to develop a community similar to the communities for nobility in Europe. Merchant's Bank Heritage Center is a heritage building of Whitewood, which celebrates its link to the French Counts of St. Hubert.[43] The next RM along the way is Willowdale No. 153, which nestles Percival and Burrows within its population. Burrows is located at the junction of Highway 637.

 
Parclo or partial cloverleaf interchange at Sk Hwy 1, the Trans Canada Highway (east west), Sk Hwy 39, part of the CanAm route (south) and Sk Hwy 301 (north)

Wapella, an incorporated town, located within the Martin, 339 rural residents.[18]

Next along the way are Moosomin, Saskatchewan, Rotave, and Fleming, Saskatchewan all within the Moosomin No 121 R.M. The town of Moosomin, Saskatchewan hosts 2,257 residents at the junction of Saskatchewan Highway 8, 1, and 709.

The building of these roads is under the personal supervision of the rural councillors of the R.M. The Provincial Government each year makes a substantial grant to the Municipality for permanent trunk road building.

— Moosomin, Saskatchewan. Board of Trade, Progressive Moosomin, industrial and commercial centre of Saskatchewan(1981)[13]

The Trans–Canada highway across Saskatchewan finally finishes up before the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border at Moosomin No. 121.

 
Sk Hwy 1 and Sk Hwy 6 Cloverleaf interchange south of Regina one of the first two SK interchanges that opened in 1967.[44]

Geophysical featuresEdit

Highway 1 travels through geographical sites of interest as well as conservation areas. The highway begins in a mixed grassland ecoregion known as Maple Creek Plain. The Great Sand Hills are north of Highway 1 and the Cypress Hills region is south of the highway. The Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park features Fort Walsh and the highest elevation of Saskatchewan. Cypress Hills is accessed just 62 kilometres southwest of Highway 1. This area is known for its rolling with some steep hills and ravines.[45]

Piapot Creek, Bear Creek and Skull Creek are near the Bench also known as the Cypress Hills plateau.[20] After leaving the Maple Creek Plain, there is the Gull Lake Plain. Oil producing wells dot the landscape along with clumps of trees, sand hills, prairie grasses and wind turbines producing wind energy.[46][47]

Swift Current was founded at Riviere Au Courant, which translates in English to Swift Current. The Swift Current Plateau is a prairie grasslands area. The Chaplin Plain is the next grassland ecoregion, and Highway 1 is just to the north of Chaplin Lake, which is situated on a huge bed of salt, producing a saline lake. The Western Hemispheric Shorebird Reserve a large shorebird conservation area is located on Chaplin Lake, and is renowned internationally.[48] This area between Swift Current to Moose Jaw is considered to be part of the Missouri Coteau topographical area (extending south to the United States).[49]

The area to the south of Parkbeg is termed the Coteau Hills.[50] Besant Regional Park and Campground is located west of Caronport.[51] The Dirt Hills, a grasslands ecoregion are west of Moose Jaw. The city of Moose Jaw arose at the junction of Moose Jaw River and Thunder Creek. The Wakamow Valley (administered by the Wakamow Valley Authority) has been developed with trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas.[32] Nicole Flats Nature Area (Buffalo Pound Provincial Park) is a preserved feature of the area.[36] Both Moose Jaw and Regina are situated upon moist mixed grassland ecoregions, specifically called the Regina Plain. Regina is located south of the junction of the Wascana and Qu'Appelle Rivers, and the area is now called Wascana Lake. Aspen parkland prairie is east of Regina. The Moose Mountain upland ecoregion is east of Regina and south of the Qu'Appelle River.[49]

Fairly Lake is located within the town of Wolseley. The lake was created because the CPR dammed up Wolf Creek to provide water for steam locomotives.[52] Grenfell Regional Park is located west of Grenfell.[53]

Echo Valley, and Katepwa Point are two neighbouring provincial parks near Broadview.[42] Kipling Plain gives rise to the topographical feature called the Squirrel Hills and further to the east the Wood Hills.[49] Moosomin Regional Park, is located to the south of the Trans–Canada highway in the Pipestone Valley on the shores of Moosomin Lake.[54] The Melville Plain is the remaining ecoregion along the Trans–Canada highway before the Manitoba border.

PlansEdit

Pinkie Road is a proposed 4 lane twinned highway connector road linking two National Highway System routes as a part of the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI). Highway 1 and Saskatchewan Highway 11 will be linked by this new route west of Regina.[55][56][57]

Major intersectionsEdit

From west to east.

Rural municipalityLocationkm[1]miDestinationsNotes
Maple Creek No. 1110.00.0Alberta border
  Hwy 1 (TCH) (Trans-Canada Highway) continues west towards Medicine Hat and Calgary
12.77.9  Hwy 635 north – Hatton
39.424.5  Hwy 21 – Leader, Maple Creek, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
Piapot No. 11063.739.6  Hwy 614 south – Piapot
Gull Lake No. 139Tompkins88.655.1  Hwy 633 – Nadeauville
Gull Lake112.369.8  Hwy 37 – Cabri, Shaunavon
Webb No. 138134.983.8  Hwy 632 north / Webb Access Road (Range Road 3171) – Webb
150.993.8  Hwy 630 south – Simmie
Swift Current No. 137156.297.1Range Road 3152Eastbound access to Hwy 32
157.597.9  Hwy 32 west – LeaderInterchange; westbound exit, eastbound entrance
164.4102.2  Hwy 625 south (Lac Pelleter Trail)
City of Swift Current166.0103.111th Avenue NW – City CentreInterchange
167.1103.8Jackson DriveWestbound right-in/right-out
167.6104.1  To Hwy 4 north / Central Avenue – City CentreInterchange
169.6105.4  Hwy 4 – Rosetown, The Battlefords, CadillacInterchange
Swift Current No. 137
No major junctions
Excelsior No. 166Waldeck184.5114.6  Hwy 628 north (Range Road 3123)
198.1123.1Range Road 3111 – Rush Lake
Morse No. 165Herbert212.2131.9  Hwy 612 north (Range Road 3095) to Hwy 645 west – Gouldtown
Morse225.7140.2  Hwy 644 north (Range Road 3083)
230.6143.3  Hwy 19 south – HodgevilleWest end of Hwy 19 concurrency
Ernfold236.6147.0Range Road 3073Ernfold is located between eastbound and westbound lanes.
Chaplin No. 164Uren246.3153.0Range Road 3063
Chaplin255.2158.6  Hwy 19 north – Central Butte
  Hwy 58 south – Gravelbourg
East end of Hwy 19 concurrency
Wheatlands No. 163281.2174.7  Hwy 627 north (Range Road 3030) – ParkbegWest end of Hwy 627 concurrency
291.2180.9  Hwy 627 south (Range Road 3025)East end of Hwy 627 concurrency
Mortlach296.6184.3Range Road 3013
Caron No. 162310.2192.7  Hwy 643 – Keeler, Caron
Caronport315.7196.2Caron Access Road (Township Road 174)
Moose Jaw No. 161323.3200.9Range Road 2280 – Boharm
329.8204.9  To Hwy 363 (Range Road 2272)
City of Moose Jaw334.7208.09th Avenue NW
336.3209.0  Hwy 2 (Main Street) – Prince Albert, AssiniboiaInterchange
341.4212.1  To Hwy 2 south / Manitoba Street Expressway – CFB Moose JawInterchange; westbound exit, eastbound entrance
West end of Highway of Heroes
Moose Jaw No. 61343.5213.4Petrolia RoadInterchange
346.7215.4  Hwy 39 east – Weyburn, Estevan
  Hwy 301 north – Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Interchange
Pense No. 160357.3222.0  Hwy 642 southWest end of Hwy 642 concurrency
Belle Plaine363.9226.1  Hwy 642 north (Range Road 2240) – BethuneEast end of Hwy 642 concurrency
377.0234.3  Hwy 623 south / Hwy 641 north – Pense, Lumsden
Sherwood No. 159390.0242.3Grand Coulee Access Road
396.5246.4   Hwy 1 (TCH) east / Hwy 11 north (Regina Bypass) / Pinkie RoadExisting interchange to Pinkie Road;
freeway bypass under construction[58]
East end of Highway of Heroes • West end of Trans-Canada Highway Bypass (Ring Road)
City of Regina401.1249.2  Lewvan DriveRegina International AirportInterchange
403.0250.4   Albert Street (Hwy 6 south) – City Centre, WeyburnInterchange; west end of Hwy 6 concurrency
405.6252.0Wascana ParkwayInterchange
407.9253.5Assiniboine AvenueInterchange; eastbound exit, westbound entrance
409.3254.3  Arcola Avenue (Hwy 33 east) – FrancisInterchange
410.5255.1Victoria Avenue ECity Centre
    Hwy 6 / Hwy 11 north (Ring Road) – Melfort, Saskatoon
Interchange;
Hwy 1 branches east;
east end of Hwy 6 concurrency
East end of Trans-Canada Highway Bypass (Ring Road)
414.8257.7Tower RoadEastbound access to Regina Bypass
Sherwood No. 159415.9258.4  Hwy 1 (TCH) west (Regina Bypass) – Moose JawInterchange; westbound exit, eastbound entrance;
future Hwy 1 bypass[58]
Edenwold No. 158Pilot Butte419.6260.7Pilot Butte Access RoadDiverging diamond interchange;[58][59][60]
unsigned Hwy 362 / Hwy 624
Emerald Park421.3261.8  To Hwy 624 southEastbound right-in/right-out
White City425.1264.1  Hwy 48 east – KiplingInterchange[58]
Balgonie431.5268.1  Hwy 46 west – Pilot Butte, Regina (alternate route)
  Hwy 364 north – Edenwold
Interchange; to Hwy 622[58]
433.8269.6  Hwy 10 east – Fort Qu'Appelle, YorktonInterchange; eastbound exit, westbound entrance
South Qu'Appelle No. 157McLean447.5278.1  Hwy 622 (Range Road 2160)
Qu'Appelle461.6286.8  Hwy 35 north – Fort Qu'AppelleWest end of Hwy 35 concurrency
Qu'Appelle462.3287.3  Hwy 35 south – WeyburnEast end of Hwy 35 concurrency
Indian Head No. 156Indian Head475.3295.3  Hwy 56 north – Fort Qu'Appelle
476.9296.3  Hwy 619 south (Range Road 2130)
Sintaluta492.9306.3  Hwy 606 south (Range Road 2113)
Wolseley No. 155Wolseley507.9315.6  Hwy 617 south (Range Road 2101)West end of Hwy 617 concurrency
511.1317.6  Hwy 617 north (Range Road 2095)East end of Hwy 617 concurrency
524.1325.7  Hwy 47 south – EstevanWest end of Hwy 47 concurrency
Elcapo No. 154Grenfell530.7329.8  Hwy 616 south – Peebles
532.5330.9  Hwy 47 north – MelvilleEast end of Hwy 47 concurrency
Broadview557.2346.2  Hwy 605 – Kipling
560.7348.4  Hwy 201 north – Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Ochapowace First Nation
Willowdale No. 153Whitewood580.9361.0  Hwy 9 – Yorkton, Carlyle
Silverwood No. 123
No major junctions
Martin No. 122Wapella603.6375.1  Hwy 601 / Hwy 703
Moosomin No. 121Moosomin627.7390.0  Hwy 8 north – Rocanville, LangenburgWest end of Hwy 8 concurrency
629.2391.0  Hwy 8 south – Redvers, U.S. border
  Hwy 709
East end of Hwy 8 concurrency
Fleming642.4399.2  Hwy 600 (Township Road 131)
647.9402.6Manitoba border
  PTH 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) continues east towards Brandon and Winnipeg
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

BooksEdit

  • Prairie Memories. Webb History Book Committee. Webb, Saskatchewan: Webb History Book Committee, 1982.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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