Alberta Highway 8
|Length:||31 km (19 mi)|
|West end:||Hwy 22 (Cowboy Trail) near Redwood Meadows|
|East end:||Hwy 2 (Deerfoot Trail) in Calgary|
|Rocky View County|
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 8 is a provincial highway within the Canadian province of Alberta, which connects Highway 22 just north of the Townsite of Redwood Meadows to its terminus at Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail) in Calgary. Within Calgary city limits, Highway 8 is known as Glenmore Trail, named after the reservoir that it crosses. Glenmore Trail is a major east–west expressway in Calgary, and with the completed interchanges at 37 Street SW, Crowchild Trail, 14 Street SW, Elbow Drive SW, 5 Street SW, Macleod Trail, Centre Street, Blackfoot Trail, Deerfoot Trail and 18 Street SE, Glenmore Trail is a full freeway between Ogden Road on the east and Richard Street on the west.
Glenmore Trail continues east of Calgary, passing Langdon at Highway 797, crossing Highway 24 south of Cheadle, and ending at Highway 817 south of Strathmore. It is designated as Highway 560 from the Calgary city limits to Highway 797 at Langdon.
|Rocky View County||Highway 22|
|City of Calgary||101 Street SW||At-grade intersection|
|Lower Springbank Road||At-grade intersection|
|69 Street SW, Discovery Ridge Boulevard||Interchange planned|
|Sarcee Trail||Highway 8 turns right at T-intersection with Sarcee Trail and continues as Glenmore Trail; Interchange planned|
|45 Street SW||Westbound exit and entrance only|
|37 Street SW||Folded diamond interchange|
|Richard Road||Westbound exit and entrance only; Freeway section begins; Interchange planned|
|14 Street SW, Glenmore Bridge Road|
|Splits into collector/distributor lane setup|
|5 Street, Macleod Trail||Eastbound exit only|
|Elbow Drive||Westbound exit only; entrance from 5 Street, Macleod Trail|
|5 Street SW|
|Chinook Centre||Westbound slip-ramp|
|4A Street SW||Eastbound only|
|Chinook Centre access||Westbound only|
|MacLeod Trail||No thru traffic on collector lanes, must turn|
|Fisher Street SE||Eastbound only|
|3rd Street SW||Westbound only|
|Collector lanes merge back onto express lanes|
|Centre Street, Fairmont Drive||Eastbound exit, westbound entrance only|
|Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail) southbound to Fort Macleod, Lethbridge, U.S. border|
|Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail) northbound to Downtown Calgary, Red Deer,||Access to Glenmore westbound from Deerfoot northbound from 11 Avenue SE (Exit 247) only; all other access to Glenmore from Deerfoot marked as Exit 248|
|Highway 8 ends, Glenmore Trail continues as Highway 560 from the Calgary city limits to Highway 797 at Langdon|
|Heritage Drive, Heritage Meadows Road|
|18 Street SE|
|Ogden Road, Shepard Road||End of freeway section; Interchange planned|
|Splits into short one-way segment|
|30 Street SE|
|31 Street SE||Westbound exit and entrance only|
|One-way segment ends; U-turn ramp to westbound Glenmore Trail available|
|Barlow Trail||Interchange planned|
|52 Street SE||Interchange planned|
|68 Street SE|
|84 Street SE|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
The intersection of Glenmore Trail at Crowchild Trail in Calgary.
Bridge over Glenmore Reservoir along Glenmore Trail
- Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 3
- Sherlock's Map of Calgary (16th ed.). Langdon, Alberta: Sherlock Publishing Ltd. 2014. pp. 32, 33, 34, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 67, 82. ISBN 1-895229-80-4.
- "Glenmore Trail on Alberta Roads". August 2003. Archived from the original on 16 May 2008. Retrieved 7 September 2009.
- Kim Guttormson (13 July 2009). "Plan B in works for Calgary SW ring road". Calgary Herald. Retrieved 13 July 2009.
- 2010 Provincial Highways 1 – 216 Series Progress Chart (map, 8 MB) by Alberta Transportation.