Manitoba Highway 34

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Highway 34
Route information
Length: 142 km (88 mi)
Existed: 1955 – present
Major junctions
South end: ND 20 (Canada – United States border)
 

PTH 3
PTH 23
PTH 2

PTH 1
North end: PTH 16 (YH) at Gladstone
Location
Towns: Crystal City, Pilot Mound, Holland, Austin
Highway system

Manitoba provincial highways

PTH 32 PTH 39

Provincial Trunk Highway 34 (PTH 34) is a provincial highway in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It runs from the U.S. border (where it meets with ND 20) to PTH 16 at the town of Gladstone.

PTH 34 is two lanes and runs north-south in the south-central region of the province. It is the main highway for the towns of Crystal City, Pilot Mound, and Holland. While the village of Austin is actually located 1 km east of the highway along PTH 1, the highway itself provides access to Austin's Agricultural Museum, which hosts the annual Thresherman's Reunion and Stampede each July.

The speed limit is 90 km/h (55 mph).

Route History[edit]

PTH 34 first appeared on the 1955 Manitoba Highway Map. When it was first added, the highway was a much shorter route between Gladstone and Holland, with the southern terminus located at PTH 2. The section between PTH 3 and the US border was designated as PTH 17. The highway was extended to its current length and the southern portion renumbered in the early 1960s.

When the highway was initially added, it was originally slated to end at Highway 3 in the south and Highway 4 (now PTH 16) in the north. As a result, the highway was designated as 34 to reflect this configuration.

Travel Route[edit]

This is the travel route for Provincial Trunk Highway 34 (PTH 34) from south to north:

km Municipality Location Interescting highway Notes
0 R.M. of Louise Canada-U.S. border ND 20 south – Calvin, Devils Lake, Jamestown PTH 34 begins
5 Mile 3N formerly PR 201 east
10 PTH 3 west – Cartwright, Killarney, Boissevain, Deloraine begin PTH 3 east concurrence
15 PTH 3A west – Clearwater
PR 423 east
17 Crystal City Hay Street PTH 3/34 turns northeast
24 Pilot Mound PR 253 west – Neelin, Killarney
29 PTH 3 east – Manitou, Morden, Carman, Winnipeg end PTH 3 east concurrence
PTH 34 turns north
48 Swan Lake First Nation PTH 23 – Ninette, Baldur, Miami, Roland
58 R.M. of Lorne PR 245 west – Bruxelles begin PR 245 east concurrence
63 PR 245 east – Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Roseisle, Carman end PR 245 east concurrence
PTH 34 turns west for 1.5 km, then continues north
70 R.M. of Victoria PR 449 east – Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes
72 Holland PTH 2 – Souris, Glenboro, St. Claude, Treherne
85 Assiniboine River bridge PTH 34 turns west for 1.5 km, then continues north
89 Ladysmith Road formerly PR 350 north
96 R.M. of North Norfolk Mile 55N formerly PR 461 east
100 PR 352 north – Sidney PTH turns northwest for 2 km, then continues north
113 Austin PTH 1 – Virden, Brandon, Portage la Prairie, Winnipeg
123 Mile 70N formerly PR 353 west
142 R.M. of Westbourne Gladstone PTH 16 – Minnedosa, Neepawa, Portage la Prairie PTH 34 ends, road continues north as Pembroke Street (formerly PR 460 north)

See also[edit]