Manitoba Highway 9

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Provincial Trunk Highway 9

Main St
Gimli Rd
McPhillips Rd
7th Ave
Route information
Maintained by Manitoba Infrastructure
Length84 km[1] (52 mi)
Major junctions
South end Route 52 in Winnipeg
Major intersections PTH 101 near Winnipeg
PTH 27 at St. Andrews
PTH 44 at Lockport
PTH 67 at Lower Fort Garry
PTH 4 / PTH 9A in Selkirk
North end PR 222 / PR 231 in Gimli
Rural municipalities
Major cities
TownsWinnipeg Beach
Highway system

Provincial Trunk Highway 9 (PTH 9) is a provincial primary highway located in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It runs from Winnipeg (where it meets with Route 52) north to Gimli.

The highway is known as Main Street between Winnipeg and Selkirk, as this is the name of the road within both of those cities, and has a suburban character as a 4-lane, mostly undivided highway with numerous residences and businesses. At Selkirk, the highway turns off to bypass the city and becomes more of a rural highway. The bypass around Selkirk is known as the "Selkirk By-Pass". The road that runs through Selkirk is known as PTH 9A (Main Street also continues as PTH 9A, and then as PR 320 until PTH 4, where it becomes Breezy Point Road).

Route description

PTH 9 begins in the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul at the Winnipeg city limits, with the road continuing southwest into the city as Winnipeg Route 52 (Route 52 / Main Street). It heads northeast as a 4-lane divided highway for 1 kilometer (0.62 mi) to have a cloverleaf interchange with PTH 101 (North Perimeter Highway) before becoming undivided (still a 4-lane) and winding its way along the banks of the Red River, passing by several subdivisions before crossing into the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews.

PTH 9 temporarily widens to a divided highway in Parkdale at around an intersection with PTH 27 (Parkdale Road, leads to St. Andrews Airport) and PR 238 (River Road, follows along the western banks of the river and provides access to River Road Provincial Park), before passing through the hamlets of Lees Crossing, St. Andrews (where it has an intersection with PR 410 (St. Andrews Road)), and bypassing Lockport 1 kilometer (0.62 mi) to the west at an intersection with PTH 44. The highway becomes divided again as it travels through Little Britain, where it passes by Lower Fort Garry and has a junction with PTH 67, and Old England, where it splits off on a 2-lane bypass around the southern and western sides of the city of Selkirk, having intersections with PR 230 and PTH 4, with the old route through the city known as PTH 9A.

PTH 9 heads northwest as a 2-lane to travel through Clandeboye, where it curves due northward, crosses Wavey Creek, and begins paralleling PTH 8 (which only lies 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) to the west). The highway travels through Petersfield, where it crosses Netley Creek, and Netley, where it has an intersection with PTH 17, before the begins following the southwestern coastline of Lake Winnipeg. It passes through the beach communities of Chalet Beach, Sans Souci, Matlock (where it has an intersection with PR 232, a loop road off PTH 9 that directly follows the shoreline), and Dunnottar (where it has an intersection with PR 225).

PTH 9 now travels directly through the center of downtown Winnipeg Beach, reuniting with PR 232 not too far from Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park, and having an intersection with PR 229. The highway enters the New Iceland region as it crosses into the Rural Municipality of Gimli, winding its way up the lake's shoreline as it travels through Sandy Hook, where it has an intersection with PR 519, and Husavik before entering the town of Gimli. It passes through several neighborhoods and grazes the western tip of downtown, which follows Centre Street, before PTH 9 comes to and end at an intersection between PR 231 and PR 222, with the road continuing north as PR 222 while PR 231 (N Fifth Avenue) connects it to PTH 8.[2]


Originally, PTH 9 followed what is now Routes 42 (then known as Route 40) and 57 through Winnipeg. Outside the Perimeter, the route followed Provincial Road 204 to Lockport, where it would join its present alignment.[3]

Today's PTH 9 between Winnipeg and Lockport was previously PTH 1 prior to 1958,[4] and PTH 4 between 1958 and 1968. The Selkirk By-Pass between PR 230 and PTH 9A was not signed. In 1968, PTH 9 was moved to its present alignment.[5]

At Gimli, the roadway continues northerly as Provincial Road 222.

Major intersections

City of Winnipeg0.00.0 Main Street (Route 52 south) – Downtown WinnipegWinnipeg city limits; PTH 9 southern terminus; continues as Route 52
West St. Paul1.10.68 Perimeter Highway (PTH 101)interchange
Middlechurch2.11.3 To PR 220 east / Grassmere Road
St. Andrews9.66.0 PTH 27 west (Parkdale Road) / PR 238 east (River Road) – St. Andrews Airport, River Road Provincial Park
14.38.9 PR 410 (St. Andrews Road)
Lockport17.310.7 PTH 44 east – Beausejour
Lower Fort Garry20.412.7 PTH 67 west (Fort Garry Road) – Stonewall
21.813.5 PTH 9A north (Main Street) – SelkirkPTH 9 branches west; north end of Main Street designation
23.114.4 PR 230 south (McPhillips Road)PTH 9 turns north
City of Selkirk28.217.5Manitoba Avenue
29.318.2 PTH 9A south (Easton Drive) – Selkirk
PTH 4 east to PTH 59
PTH 9 branches northwest
St. Andrews55.934.7 PTH 17 west – Teulon, Fisher Branch
60.837.8 PR 232 north (Matlock Road) – Dunnottar
62.538.8 PR 225 (Whytewold Road) – Dunnottar
Town of Winnipeg Beach68.642.6 PR 232 south (Churchill Road) / Ash Avenue – Ponemah
69.042.9 PR 229 west (Komarno Road) / Park Avenue
GimliSandy Hook72.545.0 PR 519 west (1st Avenue)
Gimli84.352.4 PR 231 west – Fraserwood
PR 222 north – Hnausa
PTH 9 northern terminus; through traffic follows PR 222 north; PR 231 west connects to PTH 8
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Route transition


  1. ^ a b Google (August 8, 2017). "Highway 9 in Manitoba" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  2. ^ Government of Manitoba. "Official Highway map #3" (PDF). Retrieved December 25, 2022.
  3. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map; 1960". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba.
  4. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map; 1955". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba.
  5. ^ "The Province of Manitoba Official Highway Map; 1968". Infrastructure and Transportation, Province of Manitoba.

External links

  • Official Name and Location - Declaration of Provincial Trunk Highways Regulation - The Highways and Transportation Act - Provincial Government of Manitoba
  • Official Highway Map - Published and maintained by the Department of Infrastructure - Provincial Government of Manitoba (see Legend and Map#3)
  • Google Maps Search - Provincial Trunk Highway 9