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Alberta Highway 36 shield Alberta Highway 36 Veteran Memorial shield

Highway 36
Veterans Memorial Highway
Alberta Highway 36 Map.png
Highway 36 highlighted in red
Route information
Length 679 km (422 mi)
Major junctions
South end Hwy 4 in Warner
 
North end Hwy 55 in Lac La Biche
Location
Specialized
and rural
municipalities:
Warner No. 5 County, Taber M.D., Newell County, Special Area No. 2, Paintearth No. 18 County, Flagstaff County, Beaver County, Minburn No. 27 County, Two Hills No. 21 County, St. Paul No. 19 County, Smoky Lake County, Lac La Biche County
Towns: Taber, Vauxhall, Killam, Viking, Two Hills
Villages: Warner, Vilna
Highway system
Provincial highways in Alberta
Hwy 35 Hwy 37


Alberta Provincial Highway No. 36, commonly referred to as Highway 36 and officially named Veterans Memorial Highway, is a north-south highway in eastern Alberta, Canada that extends from Highway 4 near Warner to Highway 55 in Lac La Biche. Lac La Biche County is lobbying the Government of Alberta to renumber Highway 881 to Highway 36 from Lac La Biche north to Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray.

Southbound, south of Vauxhall
Northbound, south of Lac La Biche, marking the divide between the Arctic basin, and the Hudson Bay basin.

Major intersections

From south to north:

Rural/specialized municipality Location km mi Destinations Notes
County of Warner No. 5 Warner 0.0 0.0 Hwy 4 – Coutts, Lethbridge Hwy 36 southern terminus
1.0 0.62 Hwy 504 east
Wrentham 27.4 17.0 Hwy 61 – Lethbridge, Foremost, Manyberries
M.D. of Taber 36.5 22.7 Crosses Chin Lakes
44.8 27.8 Hwy 513 east
Taber 57.2 35.5 Hwy 3 west – Lethbridge Hwy 36 branches east; west end of Hwy 3 concurrency
59.8 37.2 Hwy 3 east – Medicine Hat Hwy 36 branches north; east end of Hwy 3 concurrency
80.1 49.8 Crosses the Oldman River
84.1 52.3 Hwy 875 north – Hays, Rolling Hills
Vauxhall 93.2 57.9 Hwy 524 west – Retlaw South end of Hwy 524 concurrency
97.6 60.6 Hwy 524 east – Hays, Redcliff North end of Hwy 524 concurrency
104.1 64.7 Hwy 526 west – Enchant
↑ / ↓ 113.9 70.8 Crosses the Bow River
County of Newell 115.7 71.9 Hwy 530 east – Rolling Hills
120.3 74.8 UAR 110 west – Scandia
129.8 80.7 Hwy 873 – Rainier, Kinbrook Island Provincial Park
143.0 88.9 Hwy 539 west – Lomond
152.8 94.9 Hwy 542 east / Township Road 190 – Cassils, Brooks
160.1 99.5 Hwy 1 (TCH) – Calgary, Brooks, Medicine Hat
166.0 103.1 Hwy 544 east – Patricia, Dinosaur Provincial Park
Duchess 172.2 107.0 Hwy 550 to Hwy 873 – Rosemary, Brooks
190.3 118.2 Hwy 556 west – Gem
↑ / ↓ 192.5 119.6 Crosses the Red Deer River
Special Area No. 2 203.2 126.3 Hwy 561 east – Cessford
232.9 144.7 Hwy 570 – Sunnynook, Dorothy
259.3 161.1 Hwy 577 east – Sheerness
272.8 169.5 Hwy 9 east – Oyen Hwy 36 branches west; east end of Hwy 9 concurrency
275.4 171.1 Hwy 9 west – Hanna, Drumheller, Calgary Hwy 36 branches north; west end of Hwy 9 concurrency
278.7 173.2 Township Road 312 – Hanna
288.4 179.2 Hwy 586 east
County of Paintearth No. 18 339.6 211.0 Hwy 12 – Stettler, Castor, Coronation
342.2 212.6 Hwy 599 west – Castor South end of Hwy 599 concurrency
344.3 213.9 Hwy 599 east North end of Hwy 599 concurrency
↑ / ↓ 365.0 226.8 Crosses the Battle River
Flagstaff County 368.2 228.8 Hwy 602 east – Alliance
378.3 235.1 UAR 137 west – Galahad
384.8 239.1 Hwy 53 west – Forestburg, Bashaw
Hwy 608 east
Killam 408.7 254.0 Hwy 13 – Camrose, Provost
Beaver County 433.6 269.4 Hwy 26 west – Camrose Hwy 36 branches east; west end of Hwy 26 concurrency
437.5 271.8 Hwy 26 east – Kinsella Hwy 36 branches north; east end of Hwy 26 concurrency; former Hwy 615 east
Viking 446.0 277.1 Hwy 14 – Edmonton, Wainwright
446.2 277.3 Hwy 619 east (51 Avenue) – Lloydminster
County of Minburn No. 27 483.9 300.7 Hwy 16 (TCH) – Vegreville, Edmonton, Lloydminster
496.8 308.7 Hwy 631
County of Two Hills No. 21 Two Hills 516.7 321.1 Hwy 45 west – Hairy Hill, Bruderheim Hwy 36 branches east; west end of Hwy 45 concurrency
520.5 323.4 Hwy 45 east – Marwayne Hwy 36 branches north; east end of Hwy 45 concurrency
527.0 327.5 Hwy 29 west – Hairy Hill, Lamont South end of Hwy 29 concurrency; former Hwy 637 west
Duvernay
Brosseau
528.8 328.6 Crosses the North Saskatchewan River
County of St. Paul No. 19 548.5 340.8 Hwy 646 east – Lafond, Elk Point
558.4 347.0 Hwy 652 west – Saddle Lake
St. Brides 560.0 348.0 Hwy 29 east – St. Paul North end of Hwy 29 concurrency; former Hwy 28 east
Ashmont 575.7 357.7 Hwy 28 east – Bonnyville, Cold Lake Hwy 36 branches west; east end of Hwy 28 concurrency; former Hwy 28A east
582.7 362.1 Hwy 866 north – McRae
Smoky Lake County 598.1 371.6 Hwy 859 south – Hamlin
Vilna 599.4 372.4 UAR 116 north
606.9 377.1 Hwy 28 west – Smoky Lake, Edmonton Hwy 36 branches north; west end of Hwy 28 concurrency
Kikino Metis Settlement 642.7 399.4 UAR 213 west – Kikino
Lac La Biche County 661.3 410.9 Hwy 55 east – Cold Lake South end of Hwy 55 concurrency
Lac La Biche 679.0 421.9 Hwy 55 west – Athabasca
Hwy 881 north – Beaver Lake, Conklin, Fort McMurray
Hwy 36 northern terminus; north end of Hwy 55 concurrency
681.1 423.2 101 Avenue Former Hwy 55 / Hwy 881 alignment
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
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