Alberta Highway 16A

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Alberta Provincial Highway No. 16A[1] is the designation of three alternate routes off Alberta Highway 16 (the Yellowhead highway) in Alberta, Canada. The Evansburg section is called 16A:08 by Alberta Transportation, while 16A:24 runs through Vegreville. The section west of Edmonton is labelled 16A:14 and 16A:16 on Alberta Transportation maps, but is better known as Parkland Highway and Stony Plain Road.

Evansburg[edit]

Alberta Highway 16A shield

Highway 16A
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Transportation
Length: 13.6 km (8.5 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 16 west of Evansburg
  Hwy 22
East end: Hwy 16 / Hwy 22 in Entwistle
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Yellowhead County, Parkland County
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 16 Hwy 16A

Highway 16A:08 parallels Highway 16 to the north, intersecting Highway 22, and passing through Evansburg and the Pembina River Provincial Park.

Major intersections[edit]

Starting from the west end of Highway 16A:[2]

Municipality km Intersecting road Notes Coordinates
Yellowhead County 0.0 Hwy 16 West to Wildwood 53°36′10″N 115°8′44″W / 53.60278°N 115.14556°W / 53.60278; -115.14556 (16A:08 km 00)
2.7 Hwy 22, Range Road 83 North to Mayerthorpe 53°36′16″N 115°6′26″W / 53.60444°N 115.10722°W / 53.60444; -115.10722 (16A:08 km 02)
8.5 Range Road 75 Evansburg 53°36′7″N 115°1′20″W / 53.60194°N 115.02222°W / 53.60194; -115.02222 (16A:08 km 08)
↑ / ↓ 10.8 Pembina River 53°35′59″N 115°0′15″W / 53.59972°N 115.00417°W / 53.59972; -115.00417 (16A:08 km 10)
Parkland County 11.3 Road Pembina River Provincial Park 53°36′14″N 115°0′12″W / 53.60389°N 115.00333°W / 53.60389; -115.00333 (16A:08 km 11)
13.0 50 Avenue, Main Street Entwistle 53°35′38″N 114°59′34″W / 53.59389°N 114.99278°W / 53.59389; -114.99278 (16A:08 km 13)
13.6 Hwy 16(Exit 289)
Hwy 22
Grade separated
East to Gainford
South to Drayton Valley
53°35′22″N 114°59′19″W / 53.58944°N 114.98861°W / 53.58944; -114.98861 (16A:08 km 14)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Parkland Highway[edit]

Alberta Highway 16A shield

Highway 16A
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Transportation
Length: 35 km (22 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 16 west of Stony Plain
  Hwy 60
East end: Hwy 216 in Edmonton
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Parkland County
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 16A Hwy 16A
Main article: Stony Plain Road

Running for 35 km (22 mi) Parkland Highway runs parallel to Highway 16 to the south, through Stony Plain, Spruce Grove, and Acheson into Edmonton. This road is known as Stony Plain Road in Edmonton, and continues into downtown Edmonton. Highway 16A ends at Edmonton's ring road Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216). This Highway, labelled Highway 16 until 1997, is a more leisurely alternative route to the corresponding section of Highway 16.

Vegreville[edit]

Alberta Highway 16A shield

Highway 16A
50 Avenue
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Transportation
Length: 11.2 km (7.0 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 16
East end: Hwy 16
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
County of Minburn County No. 27
Towns: Vegreville
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 16A Hwy 17

Highway 16A:24 runs through the Town of Vegreville as 50 Avenue.

Major intersections[edit]

Starting from the west end of Highway 16A:[2]

Municipality km Intersecting road Notes Coordinates
County of Minburn No. 27 0.0 Hwy 16(Exit 481) West to Mundare 53°31′26″N 112°8′16″W / 53.52389°N 112.13778°W / 53.52389; -112.13778 (16A:24 km 00)
6.1 Hwy 857, 60 Street, Range Road 150 North to Willingdon
Begin 857 south concurrency
53°30′0″N 112°3′58″W / 53.50000°N 112.06611°W / 53.50000; -112.06611 (16A:24 km 06)
8.1 Hwy 857, 47 Street, Range Road 145 Vegreville
South to Bruce
End 857 south concurrency
53°29′25″N 112°2′31″W / 53.49028°N 112.04194°W / 53.49028; -112.04194 (16A:24 km 08)
11.2 Hwy 16 (Exit 492) East to Lavoy 53°28′45″N 112°0′37″W / 53.47917°N 112.01028°W / 53.47917; -112.01028 (16A:24 km 11)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 4 
  2. ^ a b "2010 Provincial Highways 1 - 216 Series Progress Chart (map, 8 MB)". Alberta Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 

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