Edmonton has a highly developed roadway network connecting the region, the country and south through the U.S. and Mexico – ensuring safe, efficient road service to Alberta’s resource-rich areas and to continental markets and key ports.
- The and are the major Canadian east - west connectors.
- Alberta is also connected to key U.S. and Mexican markets through the .
- Edmonton is situated on the Yellowhead Highway.
- The city connects through Highway 2 to Canada’s southern Trans-Canada route and is the northern-most point of the Canamex Trade Corridor.
Edmonton Area Ring Roads
The Anthony Henday Drive ring road significantly eases travel around the city. It has also facilitated significantly more efficient travel around the Capital Region, especially northern and western transportation logistics sites to the international airport and Highway 2 south.
All Edmonton’s industrial districts are adjacent to major highways.
There is a designated route to move high, heavy loads from the Edmonton region to oil sands projects in northern Alberta.