Alberta Highway 563

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Old Banff Coach Road
Highway 563
Route information
Maintained by the City of Calgary and Alberta Transportation
Old Banff Coach Road
Length: 11.4 km (7.1 mi)
West end: Hwy 1 (TCH) west of Calgary
East end: Bow Trail in Calgary
Highway 563
Length: 6.2 km (3.9 mi)
West end: Hwy 1 (TCH) west of Calgary
East end: 101 Street SW
(Calgary city limits)
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Rocky View County
Major cities: Calgary
Highway system

Provincial highways in Alberta

Hwy 562 Hwy 564

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 563[1] is a short highway in the province of Alberta, Canada. It runs mostly west-east from Highway 1 exit 172 at Range Road 31 to Calgary city limits at Range Road 24 (101 Street SW). It is known as Old Banff Coach Road for its entire length inside and outside Calgary,[2] and unlike other provincial highways, has a speed limit of only 60 km/h (37 mph) outside the city.

Major intersections[edit]

Starting from the west end of Old Banff Coach Road:

Location km[2] mi Destinations Notes
Rocky View County −1.0 −0.62 Township Road 250 51°5′46″N 114°17′59″W / 51.09611°N 114.29972°W / 51.09611; -114.29972 (563 km -01.0)
0.0 0.0 Hwy 1 (TCH) – Banff, Calgary (16 Avenue NW) Interchange (Hwy 1 Exit 172)
Hwy 563 / Old Banff Coach Road western terminus
51°5′19″N 114°18′14″W / 51.08861°N 114.30389°W / 51.08861; -114.30389 (563 km 00.0)
0.4 0.25 Range Road 31 Hwy 563 / Old Banff Coach Road turns southeast
51°5′7″N 114°18′15″W / 51.08528°N 114.30417°W / 51.08528; -114.30417 (563 km 00.4)
5.7 3.5 Springbank Road (Township Road 244) Hwy 563 / Old Banff Coach Road branches east
51°4′1″N 114°14′29″W / 51.06694°N 114.24139°W / 51.06694; -114.24139 (563 km 05.7)
Calgary 6.2 3.9 101 Street SW (Range Road 24) Calgary city limits
Hwy 563 eastern terminus
51°4′1″N 114°14′3″W / 51.06694°N 114.23417°W / 51.06694; -114.23417 (563 km 06.2)
7.8 4.8 85 Street SW 51°4′1″N 114°12′40″W / 51.06694°N 114.21111°W / 51.06694; -114.21111 (563 km 07.8)
9.8 6.1 Patterson Hill / Coach Hill Road 51°3′46″N 114°11′6″W / 51.06278°N 114.18500°W / 51.06278; -114.18500 (563 km 09.8)
10.4 6.5 Patterson Boulevard 51°3′36″N 114°10′48″W / 51.06000°N 114.18000°W / 51.06000; -114.18000 (563 km 10.4)
10.8 6.7 Coach Hill Road 51°3′24″N 114°10′42″W / 51.05667°N 114.17833°W / 51.05667; -114.17833 (563 km 10.8)
11.4 7.1 Bow Trail
Strathcona Boulevard
Old Banff Coach Road eastern terminus
51°3′8″N 114°10′54″W / 51.05222°N 114.18167°W / 51.05222; -114.18167 (563 km 11.4)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Closed/former
  •       Route transition

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 15 
  2. ^ a b Google (April 18, 2017). "Old Banff Coach Road (Highway 563) in Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 18, 2017.