Manitoba Highway 5

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Highway 5
Northern Woods and Water Route (section) Northern Cypress Trail (section)
Route information
Length: 401 km (249 mi)
Existed: 1928 – present
Major junctions
South end: ND 4 (Canada–United States border) south of Cartwright
 
West end: Hwy 10west of Roblin
Location
Major cities: Dauphin
Towns: Cartwright, Glenboro, Carberry, Neepawa, McCreary, Ste. Rose du Lac, Gilbert Plains, Grandview, Roblin
Highway system

Manitoba provincial highways

PTH 4 PTH 6

Provincial Trunk Highway 5 (PTH 5) is a provincial highway in Manitoba, Canada.

The highway starts at the U.S. border and ends at the Saskatchewan boundary 13.6 kilometres west of Roblin. Along the way it passes through the communities of Cartwright, Glenboro, Carberry, Neepawa, McCreary, Ste. Rose Du Lac, Grandview, Gilbert Plains.

The highway, running concurrently with PTH 10, bypasses the City of Dauphin (PTH 5A / 10A run through Dauphin).

Between the western junction with PTH 10 and Ste. Rose Du Lac, this segment is called the Northern Woods and Water Route. The highway is also the main route through Spruce Woods Provincial Park between Glenboro and Carberry.

PTH 5, along with PTH 20 and PTH 50, has the distinction of being both a north-south and east-west highway, although PTH 20 maintains its north-south designation for the entire route. From the Canada–United States border to PTH 68 east of Ste. Rose du Lac, PTH 5 is designated as a north-south highway. From PTH 68 to the Saskatchewan border, the highway's designation changes to east-west.

History[edit]

Prior to 1980, the southern terminus for PTH 5 was at PTH 16 (PTH 4 prior to 1977) in Neepawa, making the original length of the highway 246 kilometres (153 mi).[1]

In 1980, the highway was extended to its current southbound terminus, replacing PR 258 between Neepawa and PTH 3 at Cartwright, via Glenboro and Carberry, and PTH 28 between the U.S. border and Cartwright.[2]

The section between PTH 20 and PTH 10 south of Dauphin was completed and opened to traffic in 1959. Prior to this, PTH 5 turned north at Ochre River and entered Dauphin from the east along what is now PTH 20 and PTH 20A. PTH 5 met PTH 10 south in Dauphin's city centre, from which the two highways continued out of the city in concurrence following the current PTH 5A/10A route (2nd Avenue N.W. / Buchanon Ave.).[3]

Major intersections[edit]

Division Location km mi Destinations Notes
Cartwright – Roblin 0 0 ND 4 south – Hansboro, Jamestown North Dakota state line
10 6 PTH 3 – Killarney, Pilot Mound
Grassland Rock Lake former PR 541 east
32 20 PR 253 east – Glenora south end of PR 253 overlap
34 21 PR 253 west – Pleasant Valley north end of PR 253 overlap
47 29 PTH 23 – Ninette, Baldur, Swan Lake
60 37 Road 34 North - Bruxelles former PR 245 east
Glenboro – South Cypress 70 43 PTH 2 – Souris, Holland
North Cypress – Langford 108 67 PR 351 – Carberry
111 69 PTH 1 (TCH) – Brandon, Portage la Prairie, Winnipeg
125 78 Road 70 North - Wellwood former PR 353 east
134 83 PR 353 west – Brookdale
142 88 Road 75 North former PR 465 west
Neepawa 154 96 PTH 16 (TCH) east – Portage la Prairie south end of PTH 16 overlap
155 96 PTH 16 (TCH) west – Minnedosa, Shoal Lake, Russell north end of PTH 16 overlap
Rosedale 167 104 PR 471 west – Clanwilliam
172 107 PR 265 west – Polonia, Eden south end of PR 265 overlap
174 108 PR 265 east – Plumas north end of PR 265 overlap
179 111 PR 357 west – Mountain Road
181 112 PR 352 south – Birnie
194 121 PR 261 east – Glenella
McCreary 207 129 PTH 19 west – Riding Mountain Park
212 132 PR 462 south
217 135 PTH 50 east / PR 361 west – Mount Agassiz, McCreary, Alonsa
Ste. Rose 230 140 PR 360 north / PR 480 west – Laurier
241 150 PR 360 south – Ste. Amélie former PR 581 east
247 153 PTH 68 east – Eriksdale former PR 235 east
PTH 5 signage changes between north-south and east-west
248 154 PR 276 north – Ste. Rose du Lac
Lakeshore 258 160 PR 480 south – Makinak
264 164 PTH 20 north / PR 582 south – Ochre River, Winnipegosis
Dauphin 284 176 PTH 10 south – Riding Mountain Park, Brandon east end of PTH 10 overlap
288 179 PTH 5A west / PTH 10A north – Dauphin
294 183 PTH 5A east / PTH 10A south – Dauphin
302 188 PR 274 south – Keld
Gilbert Plains 310 190 PTH 10 north – Swan River west end of PTH 10 overlap
Gilbert Plains 324 201 PR 274 – Keld, Venlaw
Grandview Grandview 339 211 PR 366 – Duck Mountain Provincial Park
Hillsburg – Roblin – Shell River 363 226 PR 584 – Petlura, Shortdale
376 234 PR 583 west
379 235 PR 591 north
Roblin 386 240 PTH 83 north – Swan River east end of PTH 83 overlap
386 240 PTH 83 south – Russell west end of PTH 83 overlap
393 244 PR 484 north
400 250 PR 482 south – Dropmore, Shellmouth
401 249 Hwy 10 west – Yorkton Saskatchewan province line
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

  1. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map 1964". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba. 
  2. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map 1979/80". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba. 
  3. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map 1958". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba.