Saskatchewan Highway 20

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Highway 20
Route information
Length: 189.8 mi (305.5 km)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy 11 near Lumsden
North end: Hwy 3 near Birch Hills
Location
Rural
municipalities:
Wreford RM Humboldt RM Lumsden RM Usborne RM Wolverine RM Three Lakes RM
Major cities: Humboldt, Lanigan, Lumsden
Highway system

Provincial highways in Saskatchewan

Hwy 19 Hwy 21

Highway 20 is a major road intended for travel by the public between Highway 11 Lumsden to Highway 3 at Birch Hills. Saskatchewan's main roadways are located in the central/southern geographical land area of rolling prairie and grass land in a western Canadian prairie province. This highway is one which runs south to north and is located just east of Saskatoon and just north of Regina. At the northern extremity near Lanigan, the highway helps to service the PCS Lanigan potash mining operation. Down south, the highway is popular for tourists heading out to the Qu'Appelle Valley and resorts and beaches of Last Mountain Lake.

Communities[edit]

Rural municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

  • On September 26, 2000 Highway 20 saw construction in resurfacing the highway for 6.6 km just north of Lanigan [12]
  • June 20, 2001, another resurfacing project resulted in improvements to a 12.9 km section of Highway 20 just north of Guernsey. It was just north of the Highway 16 junction, and northward and cost an estimated $800,000.[13]

Major Attractions[edit]

Along Highway 20 these are a listing of lakes, big things, statues, historical markers, beaches, historical sites and buildings, national, regional and provincial parks.

Concurrencies[edit]

Highway 20 piggybacks or shares its route with these other highways, also named a concurrency.

List Junctions Major Intersections south to north[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • 1925 Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Elevator #1 opened at Bulyea junction[3]
  • June 1963, the European based Alwinsal Corporation of Canada established near Lanigan now known as Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan[7]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing

  1. ^ "Lumsden Prototype". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Craven World Campground". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  3. ^ a b "Bulyea Junction". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  4. ^ a b Strickland., James (2006). "Quick Saskatchewan vacation". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Nokomis, Saskatchewan - Town of Nokomis - Nokomis, Saskatchewan". Archived from the original on 2007-10-29. Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  6. ^ Isherwood, Ron (2006). "Lockwood Cemetery - Lockwood, Saskatchewan". Archived from the original on 2007-07-31. Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  7. ^ a b Sask Biz, Government of Saskatchewan (2004). "Lanigan Geography Lanigan is located in south central Saskatchewan ...". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  8. ^ "Humboldt Tourism". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  9. ^ a b Government of Saskatchewan, Sask Biz (2004). "Middle Lake Geography Middle Lake belongs to the Rural ...". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  10. ^ a b Microsoft Streets and Tips (Map) (2004 ed.). Microsoft Corp. § Route Planner. 
  11. ^ "BWO - Canada - Saskatchewan R.M. of Wolverine Memory Album. Published by R.M. of Wolverine History, Plunkett, Saskatchewan.". 1997–2007.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  12. ^ "RESURFACING HIGHWAY 20 NEAR LANIGAN - Government of Saskatchewan". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  13. ^ "HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS NEAR GUERNSEY - Government of Saskatchewan". Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  14. ^ "Town of Govan Whooping Crane (Walter)". December 14, 1998.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  15. ^ Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association. "Last Mountain Regional Park". 
  16. ^ Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association. "Saskatchewan Beach Regional Park". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-04-15. 
  17. ^ "Welcome to the Town of Lumsden". BCG Canada Inc. 2007. 
  18. ^ "Humboldt Tourism". 
  19. ^ Macdonald, Julian (©1999-2003,). "Provincial Highways @ Saskatchewan Highways Website". Archived from the original on 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2007-04-15.  Check date values in: |date= (help)