Suffixed routes of Saskatchewan Highway 16

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Suffixed routes of Highway 16
Location
Major cities: Yorkton, North Battleford
Towns: Battleford
Highway system

Provincial highways in Saskatchewan

Hwy 16 Hwy 17

There are three suffixed routes of Saskatchewan Highway 16 in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan:

Highway 16A[edit]

Yorkton[edit]

Highway 16A
Location: Yorkton
Length: 4.4 km (2.7 mi)

The Yorkton segment of Highway 16A is about 5 km (3 mi.) long. It runs concurrently with Highway 10A along Broadway Street before it leaves the concurrency at Gladstone Avenue N. and travels north to York Road.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

From northwest to southeast: The entire route is in Yorkton.

km mi Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 Hwy 16 (York Road W) – Saskatoon Hwy 16A travels south.
0.23 0.14 Sully Avenue / Smith Street W Hwy 16A branches southeast.
2.2 1.4 Gladstone Avenue N Hwy 16A branches south
2.6 1.6 Broadway Street W (Hwy 10A west) Hwy 16A branches east
Hwy 10A concurrency begins
4.4 2.7 Hwy 16 / Hwy 9 / Hwy 10 east – Canora, Melville, Regina, Winnipeg Hwy 10A concurrency ends
Continues as Hwy 10 east (Broadway Street E) – Dauphin
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

The Battlefords[edit]

Saskatchewan Highway 16A.svg

Highway 16A
Location: Battleford, North Battleford
Length: 6.6 km (4.1 mi)
Existed: 1976–2003

The Battlefords segment of Highway 16A was located in North Battleford and Battleford and was about 6 km (4 mi) long.[2] It existed until c. 2003 when the Battlefords Bridge was twinned along the Highway 4 / Highway 16 / Highway 40 corridor.[3] The original Battlefords Bridge via Finlayson Island was closed to vehicular traffic (it remained open to bicycles and pedestrians) and Highway 16A was decommissioned.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

From west to east:

Location km mi Destinations Notes
Battleford 0.0 0.0 Hwy 16 / Hwy 4 north / Hwy 40 east – Lloydminster, North Battleford Former western terminus; Hwy 16A travelled south
Hwy 4 & 40 concurrency begins
1.9 1.2 Hwy 4 south – Biggar
Hwy 40 west to Hwy 29 south (22nd Street) – Wilkie, Cut Knife
Former Hwy 16A branches east
Hwy 4 & 40 concurrency ends
2.5 1.6 22nd Street / 1st Avenue W Former Hwy 16A branches north
2.7 1.7 1st Avenue W / 24th Street Former Hwy 16A branches east
3.1 1.9 35th Street
↑ / ↓ 3.8–
4.6
2.4–
2.9
Bridge over the North Saskatchewan River and Finlayson Island (closed to vehicular traffic)
North Battleford 4.9 3.0 Riverside Drive / Poundmaker Trail Former Hwy 16A branches north
6.6 4.1 Hwy 16 / Hwy 40 – Battleford, Prince Albert, Saskatoon
Battleford Road
Former eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Highway 16B[edit]

Highway 16B
Location: North Battleford
Length: 3.8 km (2.4 mi)

Highway 16B is a highway in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It runs from Highway 16/Highway 40 at North Battleford until Highway 16/Highway 4/Highway 40, also at North Battleford. Highway 16B is about 4 km (2 mi.) long, making it one of the shortest provincial-grade highways in the province.[5]

Major intersections[edit]

From east to west: The entire route is in North Battleford.

km mi Destinations Notes
Continues as Hwy 16 / Hwy 40 east – Prince Albert, Saskatoon
0 0.0 Hwy 16 east / Hwy 40 east Eastern terminus of Hwy 16B
No access Hwy 16/40 west to Hwy 16B west
0.4 0.25 Territorial Drive
To Hwy 4 north – Meadow Lake
Bypass route.
0.9 0.56 Battleford Road
2.4 1.5 Hwy 4 north (100th Street) – Meadow Lake
11th Avenue
Hwy 16B branches south
Hwy 4 concurrency begins
2.8 1.7 Territorial Drive Bypass route.
3.8 2.4 Hwy 16 west / Hwy 40 west Northbound exit, southbound entrance
Western terminus of Hwy 16B
Continues as Hwy 16 west / Hwy 4 south / Hwy 40 east – Battleford, Lloydminster, Cut Knife, Biggar
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. "Highway 16A in Yorkton" (Map). Google Maps. Google. 
  2. ^ Google. "The Battlefords" (Map). Google Maps. Google. 
  3. ^ "Battlefords Bridge Officially Opened Today". Government of Saskatchewan. November 1, 2002. Archived from the original on March 28, 2017. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  4. ^ Foster, Jayne (August 24, 2013). "Repairs for old bridges". Battlefords News-Optimist. Archived from the original on May 22, 2017. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  5. ^ "The City of North Battleford". Google Maps.