Alberta Highway 55

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Alberta Highway 55 shield Northern Woods and Water Route

Highway 55
Northern Woods and Water Route
Route information
Length: 265 km (165 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 2 at Athabasca
  Hwy 63 near Atmore
Hwy 36 near Lac La Biche
Hwy 41 at La Corey
Hwy 28 at Cold Lake
East end: Saskatchewan border near Cherry Grove
continues as Hwy 55
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Athabasca County, Lac La Biche County, Bonnyville No. 87 M.D.
Major cities: Cold Lake
Towns: Athabasca
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 54 Hwy 56

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 55[1] is an east–west highway in northeast Alberta, Canada. It extends from the Saskatchewan border in the east through the City of Cold Lake and the Hamlet of Lac La Biche to the Town of Athabasca in the west where it ends at Highway 2. In Saskatchewan, it continues as Saskatchewan Highway 55.

The entire length of Highway 55 comprises the easternmost segment of Alberta's portion of the Northern Woods and Water Route. After Athabasca, the Northern Woods and Water Route continues westward along Highway 2 and then Highway 49.

Major intersections[edit]

Municipality km Intersecting Highway Description coordinates
Town of Athabasca 0 Hwy 2 – Grande Prairie, Peace River, Edmonton 50 St. and 50 Ave. in Town of Athabasca
Highway 55 begins
54°43′11″N 113°17′06″W / 54.7198°N 113.2851°W / 54.7198; -113.2851
1 Hwy 813 north – Calling Lake, Wabasca 54°43′13″N 113°16′38″W / 54.7204°N 113.2771°W / 54.7204; -113.2771
Athabasca County 5 Hwy 827 south – Thorhild, Egremont 54°43′07″N 113°12′31″W / 54.7185°N 113.2087°W / 54.7185; -113.2087
31 Hwy 63 south – Boyle, Thorhild, Edmonton Highway 63 concurrency begins 54°43′58″N 112°48′16″W / 54.7328°N 112.8044°W / 54.7328; -112.8044
46 Passes by Grassland 54°49′14″N 112°39′19″W / 54.8205°N 112.6552°W / 54.8205; -112.6552
54 Hwy 63 north – Fort McMurray, Fort MacKay Highway 63 concurrency ends 54°49′06″N 112°34′28″W / 54.8183°N 112.5744°W / 54.8183; -112.5744
57 Passes by Atmore 54°49′12″N 112°31′48″W / 54.8201°N 112.53°W / 54.8201; -112.53
Lac La Biche County 69 Hwy 858 north – Plamondon 54°49′14″N 112°20′44″W / 54.8205°N 112.3455°W / 54.8205; -112.3455
90 Hwy 663 south – Hylo, Boyle 54°45′45″N 112°03′19″W / 54.7624°N 112.0553°W / 54.7624; -112.0553
95 Hwy 881 north – Conklin, Anzac, Fort McMurray Lac La Biche
Highway 55 turns south
Highway 36 concurrency begins
54°46′04″N 111°58′50″W / 54.7678°N 111.9806°W / 54.7678; -111.9806
115 Hwy 36 south – Ashmont, Two Hills, Viking Highway 55 turns east
Highway 36 concurrency ends
54°35′41″N 111°58′15″W / 54.5948°N 111.9708°W / 54.5948; -111.9708
133 Hwy 866 south – McRae, Spedden 54°30′03″N 111°48′20″W / 54.5007°N 111.8055°W / 54.5007; -111.8055
150 Hwy 867 south 54°29′36″N 111°33′48″W / 54.4934°N 111.5634°W / 54.4934; -111.5634
M.D. of Bonnyville No. 87 167 Hwy 881 south – Therien, St. Paul 54°29′02″N 111°17′51″W / 54.484°N 111.2975°W / 54.484; -111.2975
197 Passes by Iron River 54°26′32″N 110°54′51″W / 54.4423°N 110.9142°W / 54.4423; -110.9142
204 Hwy 41 south – Bonnyville, Elk Point, Vermilion La Corey 54°26′32″N 110°45′44″W / 54.4423°N 110.7621°W / 54.4423; -110.7621
222 Hwy 892 – Ardmore 54°27′26″N 110°29′08″W / 54.4571°N 110.4855°W / 54.4571; -110.4855
232 Hwy 897 north 54°27′25″N 110°20′05″W / 54.457°N 110.3346°W / 54.457; -110.3346
City of Cold Lake 241 Hwy 28 east – Cold Lake Marina Highway 55 turns south
Highway 28 concurrency begins
54°27′23″N 110°12′19″W / 54.4564°N 110.2053°W / 54.4564; -110.2053
M.D. of Bonnyville No. 87 251 Hwy 28 west – Bonnyville, Smoky Lake, Edmonton Highway 55 turns east
Highway 28 concurrency ends
54°22′12″N 110°12′22″W / 54.3699°N 110.206°W / 54.3699; -110.206
252 Hwy 897 south – Frog Lake, Marwayne
259 Passes the Hamlet of Cherry Grove
264 Saskatchewan border Highway 55 ends
Continues as Saskatchewan Highway 55
54°20′26″N 110°00′21″W / 54.3405°N 110.0058°W / 54.3405; -110.0058
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]