Alberta Highway 47

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Highway 47
Route information
Length: 59 km (37 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy 40 south of Robb
North end: Hwy 16 (Yellowhead Highway) west of Edson
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Yellowhead County
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 45 Hwy 49

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 47[1] is a north–south highway located in west–central Alberta, Canada. I extends from Highway 16 (Yellowhead Highway), approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) west of the Town of Edson, to Highway 40, approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) south of the Hamlet of Robb.[2]

The highway is paralleled by a spur of the Canadian National Railway that connects the main branch with the Coal Valley. It follows the McLeod River valley south of the Yellowhead Highway, then follows the Embarras River.[citation needed]

Major intersections[edit]

km Description Coordinates
0 Begins along Alberta Highway 16.svg Highway 16 10 km west of Edson 53°34′02.53″N 116°34′50.91″W / 53.5673694°N 116.5808083°W / 53.5673694; -116.5808083 (Yellowhead)
13 Crosses the McLeod River 53°27′41″N 116°37′13″W / 53.46143°N 116.62029°W / 53.46143; -116.62029 (McLeod River)
21 Passes by the locality of Erith, Fickle Lake Road branches north 53°24′08″N 116°41′03″W / 53.40214°N 116.68425°W / 53.40214; -116.68425 (Erith)
29 Passes by the locality of Weald 53°23′05″N 116°47′16″W / 53.38475°N 116.78782°W / 53.38475; -116.78782 (Weald)
40 Passes by the locality of Embarras 53°18′00″N 116°54′00″W / 53.30000°N 116.89998°W / 53.30000; -116.89998 (Embarras)
48 Passes by the locality of Oke 53°16′00″N 116°59′00″W / 53.26665°N 116.98332°W / 53.26665; -116.98332 (Oke)
53 Passes through the Hamlet of Robb 53°14′22.07″N 116°59′12.25″W / 53.2394639°N 116.9867361°W / 53.2394639; -116.9867361 (Robb)
59 Meets Alberta Highway 40.svg Highway 40 at the locality of Coalspur, where it ends 53°10′16.89″N 117°00′35.86″W / 53.1713583°N 117.0099611°W / 53.1713583; -117.0099611 (Coalspur)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 8 
  2. ^ "2010 Provincial Highways 1 - 216 Progress Chart (map, 8 MB)". Alberta Transportation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-31. 

External links[edit]