Alberta Highway 21

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Alberta Highway 21 shield

Highway 21
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Transportation
Length: 328 km (204 mi)
Major junctions
South end: Hwy 1 (TCH) (Trans-Canada Highway) east of Strathmore
  Hwy 9
Hwy 27
Hwy 42
Hwy 11
Hwy 12
Hwy 50
Hwy 53
Hwy 13
Hwy 14
Hwy 16 (TCH)
North end: Hwy 15 in Fort Saskatchewan
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Wheatland County, Kneehill County, Red Deer County, Stettler No. 6 County, Lacombe County, Camrose County, Leduc County, Strathcona County
Major cities: Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan
Towns: Three Hills, Trochu, Bashaw
Villages: Delburne, Ferintosh, Hay Lakes
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 20 Hwy 22

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 21 is a north-south highway in the province of Alberta, Canada, that parallels Highway 2 (the Queen Elizabeth II Highway), between the Calgary Region and the Edmonton Capital Region.[1]

Highway 21 is approximately 327 km (203 mi) in length.[2] It begins at the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) in the south, 10 km (6.2 mi) east of Strathmore, and ends at Fort Saskatchewan where it is succeeded by Highway 15.[3] The final 25 km (16 mi) of the highway is twinned.

Major intersections[edit]

Starting from the south end of Highway 21:

Rural/specialized municipality Location km mi Destinations Notes
Wheatland County 0 0.0 Hwy 1 (TCH) – Brooks, Medicine Hat, Strathmore, Calgary Southern terminus of Hwy 21
51°2′16″N 113°15′40″W / 51.03778°N 113.26111°W / 51.03778; -113.26111 (21 km 000)
13 8.1 Hwy 564 west – Nightingale, Delacour Hwy 564 concurrency begins
51°9′15″N 113°15′40″W / 51.15417°N 113.26111°W / 51.15417; -113.26111 (21 km 013)
16 9.9 Hwy 564 east Hwy 564 concurrency ends
51°11′0″N 113°15′41″W / 51.18333°N 113.26139°W / 51.18333; -113.26139 (21 km 016)
21 13 UAR 133 east – Rockyford 51°13′38″N 113°15′39″W / 51.227281°N 113.260766°W / 51.227281; -113.260766 (21 km 021)
31 19 Crosses Rosebud River51°19′2″N 113°14′36″W / 51.31722°N 113.24333°W / 51.31722; -113.24333 (21 km 031)
↑ / ↓ 39 24 Hwy 9 – Drumheller, Hanna, Beiseker, Calgary 51°23′13″N 113°14′22″W / 51.38694°N 113.23944°W / 51.38694; -113.23944 (21 km 039)
Kneehill County 51 32 Crosses Kneehills Creek51°29′40″N 113°13′52″W / 51.49444°N 113.23111°W / 51.49444; -113.23111 (21 km 051)
53 33 Hwy 575 – Acme, Carbon, Drumheller 51°30′31″N 113°14′22″W / 51.50861°N 113.23944°W / 51.50861; -113.23944 (21 km 053)
59 37 UAR 187 west – Swalwell 51°33′42″N 113°14′23″W / 51.56167°N 113.23972°W / 51.56167; -113.23972 (21 km 059)
69 43 Hwy 27 east – Morrin
Hwy 582 west – Didsbury
Hwy 27 concurrency begins
51°38′55″N 113°14′27″W / 51.64861°N 113.24083°W / 51.64861; -113.24083 (21 km 069)
Three Hills 75 47 Hwy 582 (2nd Street N) 51°42′24″N 113°14′26″W / 51.70667°N 113.24056°W / 51.70667; -113.24056 (21 km 075)
85 53 Hwy 27 west – Olds Hwy 27 concurrency ends
51°47′40″N 113°14′29″W / 51.79444°N 113.24139°W / 51.79444; -113.24139 (21 km 085)
Trochu 88 55 Hwy 585 east – Rumsey 51°49′25″N 113°14′25″W / 51.82361°N 113.24028°W / 51.82361; -113.24028 (21 km 088)
98 61 Hwy 587 west – Bowden 51°54′40″N 113°14′29″W / 51.91111°N 113.24139°W / 51.91111; -113.24139 (21 km 098)
Huxley 99 62 UAR 71 east 51°55′24″N 113°14′28″W / 51.923251°N 113.241220°W / 51.923251; -113.241220 (21 km 099)
101 63 PAR 133 east – Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park 51°56′26″N 113°14′29″W / 51.940527°N 113.241370°W / 51.940527; -113.241370 (21 km 101)
Red Deer County 108 67 UAR 89 east – Elnora 51°59′50″N 113°14′34″W / 51.99722°N 113.24278°W / 51.99722; -113.24278 (21 km 108)
111 69 Hwy 590 – Innisfail, Big Valley 52°1′34″N 113°14′27″W / 52.02611°N 113.24083°W / 52.02611; -113.24083 (21 km 111)
121 75 Hwy 42 west – Pine Lake, Penhold
UAR 90 east – Lousana
52°6′49″N 113°14′34″W / 52.11361°N 113.24278°W / 52.11361; -113.24278 (21 km 121)
Delburne 129 80 28 Avenue Former alignment of Hwy 21 north.
52°11′20″N 113°14′42″W / 52.188814°N 113.244987°W / 52.188814; -113.244987 (21 km 129)
131 81 UAR 221 (20 Street) east 52°12′3″N 113°15′15″W / 52.20083°N 113.25417°W / 52.20083; -113.25417 (21 km 131)
134 83 Hwy 595 west – Red Deer Hwy 21 branches east
52°13′48″N 113°15′16″W / 52.23000°N 113.25444°W / 52.23000; -113.25444 (21 km 134)
Future Hwy 921 north South end of proposed realignment and Red Deer River crossing.
140 87 Township Road 380 / Range Road 231 Hwy 21 branches north
Former alignment of Hwy 21 south to Delburne.
52°13′49″N 113°10′18″W / 52.230362°N 113.171796°W / 52.230362; -113.171796 (21 km 140)
↑ / ↓ 154 96 Crosses Red Deer River52°18′20″N 113°4′33″W / 52.30556°N 113.07583°W / 52.30556; -113.07583 (21 km 154)
County of Stettler No. 6 /
Lacombe County
156 97 Hwy 11 – Red Deer, Stettler 52°19′3″N 113°4′33″W / 52.31750°N 113.07583°W / 52.31750; -113.07583 (21 km 156)
161 100 Hwy 12 east – Stettler, Consort Hwy 21 branches west
Hwy 12 concurrency begins
52°22′2″N 113°4′32″W / 52.36722°N 113.07556°W / 52.36722; -113.07556 (21 km 161)
Lacombe County 163 101 Hwy 12 west – Alix, Lacombe Hwy 21 branches north
Hwy 12 concurrency ends
52°22′8″N 113°5′58″W / 52.36889°N 113.09944°W / 52.36889; -113.09944 (21 km 163)
Future Hwy 921 south North end of proposed realignment and Red Deer River crossing.
167 104 Hwy 601 – Alix, Buffalo Lake 52°24′18″N 113°5′58″W / 52.40500°N 113.09944°W / 52.40500; -113.09944 (21 km 167)
Mirror 173 107 Hwy 50 west (49 Avenue) – Lacombe 52°27′47″N 113°5′58″W / 52.46306°N 113.09944°W / 52.46306; -113.09944 (21 km 173)
Camrose County Bashaw 190 120 Hwy 53 east – Donalda, Forestburg
Hwy 605 west
Hwy 53 concurrency begins
52°34′46″N 112°58′46″W / 52.57944°N 112.97944°W / 52.57944; -112.97944 (21 km 190)
191 119 UAR 206 (50 Avenue) east
197 122 Hwy 53 west – Ponoka Hwy 53 concurrency ends
52°38′16″N 112°57′18″W / 52.63778°N 112.95500°W / 52.63778; -112.95500 (21 km 197)
Ferintosh 212 132 Township Road 441 52°46′7″N 112°57′52″W / 52.76861°N 112.96444°W / 52.76861; -112.96444 (21 km 212)
214 133 Hwy 609 east – Edberg 52°47′6″N 112°58′1″W / 52.78500°N 112.96694°W / 52.78500; -112.96694 (21 km 214)
217 135 Hwy 611 west – Maskwacis 52°48′50″N 112°57′19″W / 52.81389°N 112.95528°W / 52.81389; -112.95528 (21 km 217)
New Norway 224 139 Township Road 452 52°52′20″N 112°57′20″W / 52.87222°N 112.95556°W / 52.87222; -112.95556 (21 km 224)
232 144 Crosses Battle River52°56′58″N 112°57′47″W / 52.94944°N 112.96306°W / 52.94944; -112.96306 (21 km 232)
Camrose 240 150 Hwy 13 – Wetaskiwin, Camrose, Provost Roundabout
53°0′55″N 112°57′8″W / 53.01528°N 112.95222°W / 53.01528; -112.95222 (21 km 240)
Armena 251 156 Range Road 211 53°07′10″N 112°57′14″W / 53.119549°N 112.953887°W / 53.119549; -112.953887 (21 km 253)
253 157 Hwy 616 west – Millet 53°8′3″N 112°57′45″W / 53.13417°N 112.96250°W / 53.13417; -112.96250 (21 km 253)
Hay Lakes 263 163 Hwy 617 east – Kingman 53°11′30″N 113°3′31″W / 53.19167°N 113.05861°W / 53.19167; -113.05861 (21 km 263)
Leduc County 275 171 Hwy 623 – Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Rolly View, Leduc 53°15′2″N 113°8′50″W / 53.25056°N 113.14722°W / 53.25056; -113.14722 (21 km 275)
New Sarepta 276 171 UAR 172 north 53°15′27″N 113°08′54″W / 53.257494°N 113.148216°W / 53.257494; -113.148216 (21 km 276)
279 173 UAR 172 south 53°17′16″N 113°11′16″W / 53.2878833°N 113.187724°W / 53.2878833; -113.187724 (21 km 279)
283 176 Airport Road – Nisku, Edmonton International Airport 53°20′16″N 113°14′43″W / 53.337794°N 113.245164°W / 53.337794; -113.245164 (21 km 283)
287 178 Hwy 625 west – Beaumont, Nisku, Devon 53°20′15″N 113°14′41″W / 53.33750°N 113.24472°W / 53.33750; -113.24472 (21 km 287)
Strathcona County 299 186 Hwy 14 – Edmonton, Wainwright Grade separated
53°26′48″N 113°14′45″W / 53.44667°N 113.24583°W / 53.44667; -113.24583 (21 km 299)
302 188 Divided highway begins
303 188 Hwy 628 west (to Whitemud Drive) – Edmonton 53°28′58″N 113°14′45″W / 53.48278°N 113.24583°W / 53.48278; -113.24583 (21 km 303)
Sherwood Park 307 191 Hwy 630 (Wye Road) – Edmonton 53°30′44″N 113°14′47″W / 53.51222°N 113.24639°W / 53.51222; -113.24639 (21 km 307)
310 190 Baseline Road 53°33′18″N 113°14′47″W / 53.555052°N 113.246500°W / 53.555052; -113.246500 (21 km 312)
312 194 Lakeland Drive 53°33′18″N 113°14′47″W / 53.555052°N 113.246500°W / 53.555052; -113.246500 (21 km 312)
313 194 YellowheadShield.jpg Hwy 16 (TCH) (Exit 406) – Edmonton, Lloydminster Grade separated
53°34′13″N 113°14′46″W / 53.57028°N 113.24611°W / 53.57028; -113.24611 (21 km 313)
City of Fort Saskatchewan 328 204 Hwy 15 west (to Manning Drive) – Hwy 37, Edmonton
Hwy 15 east – Bruderheim, Lamont, Mundare
Northern terminus of Hwy 21
53°41′47″N 113°12′59″W / 53.69639°N 113.21639°W / 53.69639; -113.21639 (21 km 328)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (October 31, 2016). "Highways 21 in Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Provincial Highway 1-216 Progress Chart" (PDF). Alberta Transportation. March 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 10, 2016. Retrieved October 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ Alberta Official Road Map (Map) (2011 ed.). Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation.