Alberta Highway 46
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 46, commonly referred to as Highway 46, was a highway in north-central Alberta, Canada connecting Edmonton to Lac La Biche. It existed between the 1950s and 1970s, and has formed portions of Highways 55 and 63 since the late 1970s.
|Length||152 km (94 mi)|
|South end||Hwy 28 near Radway|
|Hwy 63 near Atmore|
|North end||Hwy 36 in Lac La Biche|
|Thorhild, Athabasca, Lac La Biche|
|Towns||Lac La Biche|
|Provincial highways in Alberta
A portion of the gravel road that later became Highway 46 had been constructed by the late 1930s. Construction of Highway 63 between Atmore and Fort McMurray began in 1962. In the late-1970s, in conjunction with new highways being constructed between Athabasca and Boyle as well as between Lac La Biche and Cold Lake, the 30 km (19 mi) east-west section between Atmore and Lac La Biche was renumbered to Highway 55. The 89 km (55 mi) north-south section between Radway and Boyle became part of Highway 63, while a 23 km (14 mi) concurrency with Highways 55 & 63 was established between Boyle and Atmore.
|Southern terminus||Northern terminus||Notes|
|Hwy 63||89||55||Hwy 28 near Radway||Former Hwy 664 at Donatville||Hwy 664 replaced by Hwy 55.|
|Hwy 55 / Hwy 63||
|Former Hwy 664 at Donatville||Hwy 63 at Atmore|
|Hwy 55||40||25||Hwy 63 at Atmore||Hwy 36 in Lac La Biche||Hwy 55 continues east.|
- Google (January 26, 2017). "Former Highway 46 in Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
- Province of Alberta Canada Official Road Map 1976/77 (Map). Alberta Business Development and Tourism. §§ H-6, H-7, I-6.
- Province of Alberta Canada Official Road Map 1978/79 (Map). Alberta Business Development and Tourism. §§ H-6, H-7, I-6.
- "Shell Map of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba". Shell Oil Company. 1956. Retrieved January 9, 2017.
- "Map of Alberta in 1935". Peel's Prairie Provinces - University of Alberta. Ottawa: Topographical Survey of Canada, Department of the Interior. 1935. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
- MacPherson (1940). "Road Map - Province of Alberta". Edmonton: Department of Public Works. Retrieved January 9, 2017.