Alberta Highway 2A

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Highway 2A
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Foothills No. 31 M.D., Rocky View County, Mountain View County, Red Deer County, Lacombe County, Ponoka County, Wetaskiwin No. 10 County, Leduc County, Lesser Slave River No. 124 M.D., Big Lakes M.D., Smoky River No. 130 M.D., Peace No. 135 M.D.
Major cities: Calgary, Red Deer, Lacombe, Wetaskiwin, Leduc
Towns: High River, Okotoks, Crossfield, Carstairs, Olds, Bowden, Innisfail, Penhold, Blackfalds, Ponoka, Millet, Grimshaw
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 2 Hwy 3

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 2A[1] is the designation of nine alternate routes off Highway 2 in Alberta, Canada. In general, these are original sections of Highway 2, such as the southern portion of Macleod Trail in Calgary. They passed through communities before limited-access freeways were built to shorten driving distance, accommodate heavier volumes and to bypass city traffic. Portions of the alignment of Highway 2A follow the route of the former Calgary and Edmonton Trail.

Major sections include Barlow Trail within Calgary, and several stretches of 2A branching off the main road and accessing Okotoks, High River, Olds, Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, and numerous other major towns and cities.

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  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 1 

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