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Highway 21 is a major south-north highway in the province of Albertamarker, Canadamarker. It begins at the Trans-Canada Highway 10 km east of Strathmoremarker, (62 km east of downtown Calgarymarker) and goes north to its terminus at Fort Saskatchewanmarker, (north-east of Edmontonmarker.) The highway is considered an alternate route to the Queen Elizabeth II Highway , in the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor, between the major centres of Calgary and Edmonton.

Between the junction with Highway 1 and Highway 15, it runs for a total of 328 km. At the northern end, in Fort Saskatchewan, Highway 21 is continued westwards by Highway 15 towards Edmontonmarker and Highway 37 towards Onowaymarker, and eastwards by Highway 15 towards Lamontmarker.

At present the only section of the highway twinned is a 15 km piece running from its junction with the Yellowhead Highway at Sherwood Parkmarker to its endpoint in Fort Saskatchewan. Construction is underway to continue the twinning from the Yellowhead, south past Baseline Road and Wye Road , up to the Whitemud Extension .

Highway 21 is considered a Bible Belt with 3 Bible Colleges and 3 large Christian Academies along its 300 km route. These are from south to north Prairie Bible College and Prairie Christian Academy , the Cornerstone Christian Academy, Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute and Gardner College , and Strathcona Christian Academy . In addition, several other Christian colleges are less than 65 kilometers west of Highway 21 along the QE2 corridor: Alberta Bible College, Ambrose University Collegemarker, Rocky Mountain College and St. Mary's University College of Calgarymarker; the Canadian University College of Lacombemarker and in Edmontonmarker - The King's University College, Concordia University College of Alberta, Taylor Seminary and Vanguard College. A short distance east of Highway 21, the village of Rosebudmarker hosts the Rosebud School of the Arts, a Christian guild for music, drama and dance, and in Drumhellermarker, the Canadian Badlands Passion Play is held annually in the month of July.

Km by km description

Starting from the south end of Highway 21:
County km Intersecting road Notes Coordinates
Wheatland Countymarker 0 Highway 1 , Township Road 242 West to Strathmoremarker and Calgarymarker
East to Brooksmarker and Medicine Hatmarker
13 Highway 564, Township Road 254 Begin 564 East concurrency
16 Highway 564, Township Road 260 End 564 East concurrency
31 Rosebud River
39 Highway 9, Township Road 272 West to Beisekermarker
East to Drumhellermarker
Kneehill Countymarker 51 Kneehills Creek
53 Highway 575, Township Road 294 West to Acmemarker
East to Carbonmarker
59 Township Road 302 West to Swalwellmarker
69 Highway 27, Highway 582, Township Road 312 582 west to Didsburymarker
27 east to Morrinmarker
Begin 27 West concurrency

75 Highway 583, 2 Street N, Township Road 320 Three Hillsmarker
85 Highway 27, Township Road 330 West to Torringtonmarker
End 27 West concurrency
88 Highway 585, Township Road 332 Trochumarker
98 Highway 587, Township Road 342 Huxleymarker
Red Deer Countymarker 108 Township Road 352 East to Elnoramarker
111 Highway 590, Township Road 354 West to Innisfailmarker
East to Big Valleymarker
121 Highway 42, Township Road 364 42 west to Pine Lakemarker
364 east to Lousanamarker
131 20th Street, Township Road 374 Delburnemarker
134 Highway 595, Township Road 380 West to Red Deermarker
143 Township Road 382 West to Ardleymarker
Red Deer / Lacombe / Stettler 154 Red Deer Rivermarker
Stettler Countymarker 156 Highway 11, Township Road 390 West to Red Deermarker
East to Stettlermarker
161 Highway 12 East to Nevismarker
Begin 12 West concurrency
Lacombe Countymarker 163 Highway 12 West to Lacombemarker
End 12 West concurrency
167 Highway 601, Township Road 400 West to Alixmarker
East to Buffalo Lakemarker
173 Highway 50, 49 Avenue, Township Road 404 Mirrormarker
West to Teesmarker
Camrose Countymarker 190 Highway 53, Highway 605, Township Road 420 Bashawmarker
East to Donaldamarker
Begin 53 West concurrency

197 Highway 53, Township Road 424 West to Ponokamarker
End 53 West concurrency
212 Township Road 441 Ferintoshmarker
214 Highway 609, Township Road 442 East to Edbergmarker
217 Highway 611, Township Road 444 West to Hobbemamarker
224 Township Road 452 New Norwaymarker
232 Battle River
240 Highway 13 West to Wetaskiwinmarker
East to Camrosemarker
253 Highway 616, Township Road 482 Armenamarker
263 Highway 617, Township Road 490 Hay Lakesmarker
Leduc Countymarker 275 Highway 623, Township Road 494 New Sareptamarker
287 Highway 625, Township Road 504 West to Beaumontmarker
Strathcona Countymarker 299 Highway 14 Grade separated
West to Edmontonmarker
East to Wainwrightmarker

303 Highway 628, Township Road 522 Whitemud Drivemarker
307 Highway 630 , Township Road 524 Sherwood Parkmarker
313 Highway 16 , Township Road 532 Grade separated
West to Edmontonmarker
East to Lloydminstermarker

City of Fort Saskatchewanmarker 328 Highway 15 West to Edmontonmarker
East to Bruderheimmarker


References

  1. Highway construction investment supports jobs in Edmonton






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