Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) - Background
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Highway 2 between Edmonton and Calgary is the heaviest traveled route in Alberta serving many intra-provincial trips between the communities along the corridor. It also serves as a key link in the CANAMEX North South Trade Corridor that links Alberta to the United States and Mexico. It is a fundamental component of Alberta's transportation network and its ability to continue to provide, safe, efficient and reliable transportation to both travelers and freight transportation is vital to Alberta's economy.
The portion of Highway 2 that is included within this project includes:
For the road weather information system, the study area includes the National Highway System which consists of Highways 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 16, 35, 43 and 49; approximately 3,400 km of roadway.