Highway 7 shield
Highway 7
Route information
Maintained by Alberta Ministry of Transportation
Length26.2 km[1] (16.3 mi)
Major junctions
West end Hwy 22 in Black Diamond
Major intersections Hwy 2A in Okotoks
East end Hwy 2 / Hwy 547 near Aldersyde
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
Specialized and rural municipalitiesFoothills County
TownsBlack Diamond, Okotoks
Highway system
Hwy 6 Hwy 8

Alberta Provincial Highway No. 7, commonly referred to as Highway 7, is an east–west highway in the Calgary Region of Alberta, Canada. It spans approximately 26 km (16 mi) from Highway 22 (Cowboy Trail) to Highway 2.[1][2]

Preceded by Highway 22, Highway 7 begins in the Town of Black Diamond, passing by the Town of Okotoks. East of Okotoks, the highway ends at Highway 2 north of the Hamlet of Aldersyde, and is succeeded by Highway 547.[1][2][3]

Major intersections

Looking in direction of Black Diamond
Looking in direction of Black Diamond

The following is a list of major intersections along Alberta Highway 7 from west to east.[1][2] The entire route is in Foothills County.

Locationkm[3]miDestinationsNotes
Black Diamond0.00.0 Government Road (Hwy 22 south) – Longview, Crowsnest Pass
Centre Avenue (Hwy 22 north) – Turner Valley, Cochrane
Hwy 7 western terminus
Okotoks19.312.0 Southridge Drive (Hwy 2A north) / Hwy 783 south – CalgaryWest end of Hwy 2A concurrency
20.913.032 Street E
Aldersyde25.215.7 Hwy 2A south – High RiverEast end of Hwy 2A concurrency; Hwy 7 branches east
26.216.3 Hwy 2 – Calgary, Fort Macleod, Lethbridge
Hwy 547 east – Mossleigh
Interchange (Hwy 2 exit 209); Hwy 7 eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. ^ a b c d "2016 Provincial Highway 1-216 Progress Chart" (PDF). Alberta Transportation. March 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on November 12, 2016. Retrieved November 12, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c Alberta Official Road Map (Map) (2010 ed.). Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation. § M-5.
  3. ^ a b Google (November 20, 2017). "Highway 7 in southern Alberta" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 20, 2017.