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Traffic Volumes at Points on the Highway Network

INTRODUCTION

The Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (2007-2016) and the Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (1962-2016) are prepared by CornerStone Solutions Inc. for Alberta Transportation.

The reports present average daily two-way traffic volumes on Alberta's Highways.

The location of traffic count sites on Alberta's Highways are identified by its highway, control section, traffic control section and municipality. These identifiers aid in locating sites on a map and selecting specific data for requests.

Traffic volumes expressed as Average Annual Daily Traffic (AADT) or Average Summer Daily Traffic (ASDT) are estimated from data collected for Alberta Transportation by its contractors. In 2016, traffic data was collected from 381 permanent ATR sites on highways throughout the province, as well as turning movement counts at 545 intersections. Combined with historical turning movement counts at intersections, traffic volumes for 6,695 points are determined.

ATR Monthly Volume Report 2016 presents the Monthly Average Daily Traffic (MADT) volumes recorded at Alberta Transportation's 381 permanent ATR sites. The report also presents the 30th highest hourly traffic volume, 100th highest hourly traffic volume and 90th percentile hourly traffic volume.

The information on this web page is updated annually by the end of March.

For traffic volumes at specific locations of concern, please contact Orlando Rodriguez with Alberta Transportation by email at orlando.rodriguez@gov.ab.ca or by phone at 780-643-1723.

For traffic volumes within major cities, contact the Transportation Department within the appropriate city.

The following reports are available for download:

Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (2007-2016) (PDF 454 KB)

Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (2007-2016) (Excel 1.4 MB)

Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (1962-2016) (PDF 571 KB)

Alberta Highways 1 to 986 Traffic Volume History (1962-2016) (Excel 2 MB)

Automated Traffic Recorder (ATR) Monthly Volume Report 2016 (PDF 1.7 MB)

Abbreviations (PDF 8 KB)

Definitions (PDF 8 KB)

Derivation of Traffic Volume (PDF 10 KB)

Legal Description of Locations (PDF 9 KB)

Municipal Codes (PDF 9 KB)

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