St. Albert Trail
|Mark Messier Trail|
|Part of||Hwy 2|
|Maintained by||City of Edmonton|
City of St. Albert
|Length||14.1 km (8.8 mi)|
|Location||Edmonton and St. Albert|
|South end||118 Avenue / Groat Road|
|Yellowhead Trail, 137 Avenue, Anthony Henday Drive, Gervais Road / Hebert Road, McKenney Avenue / Bellerose Drive, Giroux Road / Boudreau Road, Villeneuve Road|
|North end||City Limits (St. Albert)|
St. Albert Trail is a major arterial road connecting the cities of Edmonton and St. Albert, Alberta. It is part of a 40-kilometre-long (25 mi) continuous roadway that runs through Sherwood Park, Edmonton, and St. Albert that includes Wye Road, Sherwood Park Freeway, Whyte Avenue, portions of University Avenue and Saskatchewan Drive, and Groat Road.
The route begins as Groat Road, and becomes St. Albert Trail at 118 Avenue (at a traffic circle with traffic lights). At the interchange with Yellowhead Trail, the road becomes part of Alberta Highway 2. After only a few blocks (137 Avenue) the road now becomes Mark Messier Trail, as it moves away from central Edmonton. At the Edmonton – St. Albert boundary the road was known as St. Albert Road until early 2009 when St. Albert City Council approved a name change from St. Albert Road to St. Albert Trail. St. Albert Trail keeps this designation throughout that city, before exiting the city boundaries to the north where it becomes a divided highway as far north as Morinville. North of the St. Albert boundary the road has no other name than Highway 2.
Two smaller segments of St. Albert Trail also exists as local roads, separated from the artery when Edmonton expanded its grid system of streets, and cut it off. They are a southbound only at 111 Avenue & 127 Street, and a two way from 112 Avenue to 117 Avenue.
List of neighbourhoods St. Albert Trail runs through, in order from south to north. Coincidentally it starts in Inglewood, Edmonton, and runs through Inglewood, St. Albert.
- Sturgeon Heights
- Deer Ridge
- Erin Ridge
- Lacombe Park
This is a list of major intersections, starting at the south end of St. Albert Trail.
|200 m (660 ft) gap in St. Albert Trail|
|−0.25||−0.16||117 Avenue / 131 Street||At-grade|
|250 m (820 ft) gap in St. Albert Trail|
118 Avenue – City Centre
|Traffic circle (traffic lights); continues as Groat Road|
|1.3||0.81||Yellowhead Trail (Hwy 16) to Hwy 216 / Hwy 2 south||Diamond interchange (traffic lights); exit 381 on Hwy 16;|
south end of Hwy 2 designation
|1.8||1.1||128 Avenue||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|2.5||1.6||131 Avenue||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|3.6||2.2||137 Avenue||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|South end of Mark Messier Trail|
|5.4||3.4||156 Street / Campbell Road||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|6.3||3.9||Anthony Henday Drive (Hwy 216)||Partial cloverleaf interchange (traffic lights); exit 31 on Hwy 216|
|North end of Mark Messier Trail|
|St. Albert||7.0||4.3||Gervais Road / Hebert Road||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|7.4||4.6||Gate Avenue||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|8.0||5.0||Green Grove Drive (to Sir Winston Churchill Avenue) / Sterling Street||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|8.9||5.5||St. Anne Street / Sturgeon Road||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|9.0||5.6||Crosses the Sturgeon River|
|9.4||5.8||St. Vital Avenue / Rivercrest Crescent||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|9.7||6.0||McKenney Avenue / Bellerose Drive||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|10.3||6.4||Lennox Drive / Inglewood Drive||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|11.0||6.8||Giroux Road / Boudreau Road – Sturgeon Community Hospital||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|11.4||7.1||Villeneuve Road (Hwy 633 west) / Erin Ridge Road||Split intersection (traffic lights)|
|12.4||7.7||Jensen Lakes Boulevard / Everitt Drive||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|13.2||8.2||Niel Ross Road||At-grade (traffic lights)|
|14.1||8.8||Continues as Hwy 2 north – Morinville, Athabasca, Peace River|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
- Google (November 16, 2017). "St Albert Trail in Edmonton & St. Albert, AB" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
- "Amendments to Transportation System Bylaw and Traffic Bylaw" (PDF). City of St. Albert. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
- City of Edmonton map utility
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