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Highway 66
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Ministry of Transportation
Length27.6 km[1] (17.1 mi)
Major junctions
West endLittle Elbow Recreation Area
East end Hwy 22 / Hwy 762 south of Bragg Creek
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
Specialized and rural municipalitiesKananaskis I.D., Foothills No. 31 M.D., Rocky View County
Highway system
Hwy 64 Hwy 68
East terminus of Highway 66 at Highway 22 near Bragg Creek
East terminus of Highway 66 at Highway 22 near Bragg Creek

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 66, commonly referred to as Highway 66, is an east–west highway in central Alberta, Canada. In the east, Highway 66 begins at an intersection with Highways 22 and 762 south of the Hamlet of Bragg Creek and ends 28 km (17 mi) to the west at the Little Elbow Recreation Area. The highway provides access to the Easter Seals Camp Horizon and Elbow Falls.[1][2][3]

Between December 1 and around mid-May, the western terminus of Highway 66 is located at the Elbow Falls turnoff. During this time, the length of the highway is shortened to 17 km (11 mi)[4]

Major intersections

From west to east:

LocationkmmiDestinationsNotes
Kananaskis I.D.
(Kananaskis Country)
00.0Powderface TrailBegins at Little Elbow Recreation Area
50°54′09.56″N 114°40′25.78″W / 50.9026556°N 114.6738278°W / 50.9026556; -114.6738278 (66 km 00)
116.8Elbow FallsHwy 66 begins from this point between December 1 and mid-May[4]
50°52′4″N 114°46′44″W / 50.86778°N 114.77889°W / 50.86778; -114.77889 (66 km 11)
Rocky View County2516 Hwy 758 north – Bragg Creek Provincial Park, Bragg Creek50°55′17″N 114°34′59″W / 50.92139°N 114.58306°W / 50.92139; -114.58306 (66 km 25)
2817 Hwy 22 north to Hwy 1 (TCH) – Bragg Creek, Cochrane, Calgary
Hwy 22 south to Hwy 2 / Hwy 762 south – Millarville, Turner Valley, Black Diamond
Through traffic follows Hwy 22 south
50°55′16.61″N 114°33′36.18″W / 50.9212806°N 114.5600500°W / 50.9212806; -114.5600500 (66 km 28)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
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References

  1. ^ a b "Provincial Highway 1-216 Progress Chart" (PDF). Alberta Transportation. March 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 10, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  2. ^ Provincial Highways Designation Order, Alberta Transportation, p. 9
  3. ^ Google (October 31, 2016). "Highway 66 Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Kananaskis Country Annual Road Closures". Alberta Parks. November 2016. Retrieved November 30, 2016.