Alberta Highway 53

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Highway 53
Route information
Length: 223 km (139 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 22 (Cowboy Trail)
  Hwy 20A
Hwy 20
Hwy 2
Hwy 21
Hwy 56
East end: Hwy 36 / Hwy 608 east of Forestburg
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Clearwater County, Ponoka County, Camrose County, Stettler No. 6 County, Flagstaff County
Towns: Rimbey, Ponoka, Bashaw
Villages: Donalda, Forestburg
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 52 Hwy 54

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 53[1] is an east–west highway of approximately 223 km (139 mi) in central Alberta, Canada.

From the west, Highway 53 starts at Highway 22 (Cowboy Trail) and ends at Highway 36 (Veterans Memorial Highway), passing through the communities of Rimbey, Ponoka, Bashaw, Donalda, and Forestburg. It crosses the Medicine River and Blindman River west of Rimbey, and crosses the Battle River three times between Rimbey and Forestburg (west of Ponoka, within Ponoka, and between Donalda and Forestburg). Highway 53 also provides access to Big Knife Provincial Park southwest of Forestburg.

From west to east, it intersects the following highways: 22, 761, 766, 20A, 20, 771, 792, 795, 2, 2A, 815, 821, 822, 21, 605, 56, 850, 854, 855, 856, 861, and 36. At its intersection with Highway 36, Highway 53 continues eastward as Highway 608.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 8 

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