List of crossings of the South Saskatchewan River

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This is a list of crossings of the South Saskatchewan River in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, from the river's confluence with the North Saskatchewan River at Saskatchewan River Forks, upstream to its origin at the confluence of the Bow and Oldman Rivers.

Saskatchewan[edit]

Crossing Carries Location Notes Coordinates
Weldon Ferry[1] Highway 302 to Grid road 682 north of Weldon 6 car capacity 53°10′59″N 105°09′43″W / 53.183°N 105.162°W / 53.183; -105.162
Muskoday Bridge[2] Highway 3 west of Muskoday 53°05′06″N 105°29′56″W / 53.085°N 105.499°W / 53.085; -105.499
Fenton Ferry[1] grid road north of Fenton 6 car capacity 53°01′12″N 105°35′06″W / 53.020°N 105.585°W / 53.020; -105.585
Railway bridge[3] Canadian National Railway 53°01′26″N 105°35′53″W / 53.024°N 105.598°W / 53.024; -105.598
St. Louis Bridge[4] Highway 2 St. Louis 52°55′30″N 105°48′29″W / 52.925°N 105.808°W / 52.925; -105.808
St. Laurent Ferry Grid road 783 to Grid road 782 St. Laurent de Grandin 6 car capacity 52°50′10″N 106°05′38″W / 52.836°N 106.094°W / 52.836; -106.094
Gabriel Bridge[5] Highway 312 south of Batoche 52°40′05″N 106°07′23″W / 52.668°N 106.123°W / 52.668; -106.123
Hague Ferry[1] Grid road 785 east of Hague 6 car capacity 52°29′31″N 106°17′02″W / 52.492°N 106.284°W / 52.492; -106.284
Clarkboro Ferry[1] Grid road 784 east of Warman 6 car capacity 52°19′12″N 106°27′25″W / 52.320°N 106.457°W / 52.320; -106.457
Railway bridge[6] Canadian National Railway 52°18′14″N 106°27′50″W / 52.304°N 106.464°W / 52.304; -106.464
Circle Drive Bridge[7] Circle Drive Saskatoon twin spans, 6 lanes 52°09′11″N 106°38′02″W / 52.153°N 106.634°W / 52.153; -106.634
CPR Bridge[8] Canadian Pacific Railway[8] 52°08′35″N 106°38′28″W / 52.143°N 106.641°W / 52.143; -106.641
University Bridge[7] 25th Street to College Drive 4 lanes 52°09′11″N 106°38′02″W / 52.153°N 106.634°W / 52.153; -106.634
Broadway Bridge[8] 4th Avenue to Broadway Avenue 4 lanes 52°07′19″N 106°39′36″W / 52.122°N 106.660°W / 52.122; -106.660
Traffic Bridge[8] 3rd Avenue to Victoria Avenue 2 lanes, closed 52°07′16″N 106°39′47″W / 52.121°N 106.663°W / 52.121; -106.663
Senator Sid Buckwold Bridge[7] Idylwyld Freeway (Highway 11, Highway 16) twin spans, 6 lanes 52°07′16″N 106°40′08″W / 52.121°N 106.669°W / 52.121; -106.669
Circle Drive South Bridge[9] Circle Drive 6 lanes 52°05′53″N 106°41′42″W / 52.098°N 106.695°W / 52.098; -106.695
Grand Trunk Bridge[8] Canadian National Railway 52°05′49″N 106°41′46″W / 52.097°N 106.696°W / 52.097; -106.696
Skytrail[10] Trans Canada Trail Outlook former rail bridge 51°29′24″N 107°04′30″W / 51.490°N 107.075°W / 51.490; -107.075
Outlook Bridge[11] Highway 15 51°28′30″N 107°04′48″W / 51.475°N 107.080°W / 51.475; -107.080
Gardiner Dam[12] Highway 44 Lake Diefenbaker 51°15′32″N 106°52′59″W / 51.259°N 106.883°W / 51.259; -106.883
Riverhurst Ferry[1] Highway 42 15 car capacity 50°54′40″N 106°55′48″W / 50.911°N 106.930°W / 50.911; -106.930
Saskatchewan Landing Bridge[13] Highway 4 50°39′14″N 107°58′05″W / 50.654°N 107.968°W / 50.654; -107.968
Lancer Ferry[1] grid road north of Lancer 6 car capacity 50°59′02″N 108°52′52″W / 50.984°N 108.881°W / 50.984; -108.881
Chesterfield Bridge[14] Highway 21 north of Leader 50°58′16″N 109°31′44″W / 50.971°N 109.529°W / 50.971; -109.529
Estuary Ferry[1] Grid road 635 north of Estuary 6 car capacity 50°56′42″N 109°48′11″W / 50.945°N 109.803°W / 50.945; -109.803

Alberta[edit]

Crossing Carries Location Notes Coordinates
Highway bridge Highway 41 south of Empress 50°43′52″N 110°04′08″W / 50.731°N 110.069°W / 50.731; -110.069
Maple Avenue Bridge[15] Altawana Drive NE to Maple Avenue Medicine Hat 50°02′42″N 110°40′26″W / 50.045°N 110.674°W / 50.045; -110.674
Railway bridge[16] Canadian Pacific Railway 50°02′38″N 110°40′34″W / 50.044°N 110.676°W / 50.044; -110.676
Finlay Bridge[17] 2nd Avenue NE to 6th Avenue SE 50°02′35″N 110°40′44″W / 50.043°N 110.679°W / 50.043; -110.679
Highway bridge[18] Highway 1 twin spans 50°02′38″N 110°43′08″W / 50.044°N 110.719°W / 50.044; -110.719
Highway bridge Highway 879 northwest of Bow Island 49°54′18″N 111°28′37″W / 49.905°N 111.477°W / 49.905; -111.477

Pipeline bridge[edit]

The pipeline suspension bridge was erected in 1957 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Burstall across the South Saskatchewan River.[19][20]

Proposed crossings[edit]

South Circle Drive Bridge is a bridge proposed to open 2012 completing Circle Drive around Saskatoon.[21][22] The city of Medicine Hat hosted a public meeting proposing a Sanitary Sewer and Water Pipeline which is intended to cross the South Saskatchewan River.[23]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Government of Saskatchewan (September 5, 2001), NEW LOCATION FOR ST. LOUIS BRIDGE -, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  5. ^ METISNET: A HANDBOOK OF METIS FACTS, FANCIES & FIGURES SECTION G ..., retrieved 2008-12-24 
  6. ^ Gregg, Peter; Historic Trails Canoe Club; Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Recreation. (1989), Canoe Trip, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  7. ^ a b c City of Saskatoon (2006), Saskatoon 100, archived from the original on 2008-12-23, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  8. ^ a b c d e BRIDGES OF SASKATOON The Wonder City Photo Gallery, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  9. ^ City of Saskatoon, Circle Drive South Project, archived from the original on 2010-11-15, retrieved 2011-07-16 
  10. ^ Town of Outlook, SkyTrail - Canada's Longest Pedestrian Bridge, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  11. ^ Government of Saskatchewan (October 8, 1998), NEW OUTLOOK BRIDGE OFFICIALLY OPENED 
  12. ^ Saskatchewan Schools, Discover Lake Diefenbaker - The Gardiner Dam, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  13. ^ Ferries and Bridges, Saskatchewan Landing, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  14. ^ WDM Prairie Gamble - Family History Album - Story - Chesterfield ..., retrieved 2008-12-24 
  15. ^ LANE CLOSURES FOR BRIDGE INSPECTION MAPLE AVE BRIDGE, ALLOWANCE ... 
  16. ^ Anderton, G.T. (1883), The Glenbow Museum Archives Photographs Search Results First train across South Saskatchewan river, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Image No: NA-2622-10 and Image No: NA-2622-11, archived from the original on April 9, 2014, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  17. ^ CITY CELEBRATES FINLAY BRIDGE 100 ANNIVERSARY (PDF), retrieved 2008-12-24 
  18. ^ FoundLocally.com Media Inc (1999–2008), Alberta Trans-Canada Highway Route: Highway #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  19. ^ Southwest Regional Economic Development Authority Inc., LOCATION, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  20. ^ Untitled Document, retrieved 2008-12-24  Image of pipeline bridge
  21. ^ Circle Drive South Bridge, archived from the original on 2008-05-09, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  22. ^ City of Saskatoon · Departments · Infrastructure Services ... South River Crossing.ppt, retrieved 2008-12-24 
  23. ^ Medicine Hat, OPEN HOUSE SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN RIVER PIPELINE CROSSING (PDF), retrieved 2008-12-24