Alberta Highway 61

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Alberta Highway 61 shield Redcoat Highway Coat Trail

Highway 61
Red Coat Trail
Route information
Length: 147 km (91 mi)
Major junctions
West end: Hwy 4 near Stirling
  Hwy 36 near Wrentham
East end: Hwy 889 near Manyberries
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Warner No. 5 County, Forty Mile No. 8 County
Villages: Foremost
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 60 Hwy 62

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 61[1] is an east–west highway in southern Alberta, Canada. In the west, Highway 61 starts at Highway 4 north of the Village of Stirling and ends at Highway 889 east of the Hamlet of Manyberries. It is part of the Red Coat Trail, a historical route north of the Canada–US border. The Red Coat Trail continues to Saskatchewan via Highway 889 and Highway 501.

Major intersections[edit]

Municipality km Description Coordinates
County of Warner No. 5 0 Begins at Alberta Highway 4.svg Highway 4 north of the Village of Stirling 49°31′22.53″N 112°31′21.47″W / 49.5229250°N 112.5226306°W / 49.5229250; -112.5226306 (61 x 4)
24 Crosses Alberta Highway 36.svg Highway 36 near the Hamlet of Wrentham 49°31′24.60″N 112°11′59.83″W / 49.5235000°N 112.1999528°W / 49.5235000; -112.1999528 (61 x 36)
County of Forty Mile No. 8 53 Highway 877 branches off to the north near the Hamlet of Skiff
Highway 877 concurrency begins
49°31′09.18″N 111°48′00.07″W / 49.5192167°N 111.8000194°W / 49.5192167; -111.8000194 (61 x 877)
54 Highway 877 branches off to the south near the Hamlet of Skiff
Highway 877 concurrency ends
49°29′37.93″N 111°47′58.40″W / 49.4938694°N 111.7995556°W / 49.4938694; -111.7995556 (61 x 877)
Village of Foremost 81 Crosses Highway 879 at the Village of Foremost 49°28′37.40″N 111°26′21.98″W / 49.4770556°N 111.4394389°W / 49.4770556; -111.4394389 (61 x 879)
County of Forty Mile No. 8 109 Crosses Highway 885 at the Hamlet of Etzikom 49°28′44.16″N 111°06′08.63″W / 49.4789333°N 111.1023972°W / 49.4789333; -111.1023972 (61 x 885)
132 Highway 887 branches off to the north at the Hamlet of Orion
Highway 887 concurrency begins
49°27′56.40″N 110°48′41.43″W / 49.4656667°N 110.8115083°W / 49.4656667; -110.8115083 (61 x 887)
135 Highway 887 branches off to the south
Highway 887 concurrency ends
49°24′04.48″N 110°48′42.27″W / 49.4012444°N 110.8117417°W / 49.4012444; -110.8117417 (61 x 887)
147 Passes by the Hamlet of Manyberries 49°24′20.85″N 110°41′26.47″W / 49.4057917°N 110.6906861°W / 49.4057917; -110.6906861 (61 x Manyberries)
150 Meets Highway 889 where it ends 49°24′46.53″N 110°40′56.28″W / 49.4129250°N 110.6823000°W / 49.4129250; -110.6823000 (61 x 889)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 9 

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