The purpose of traffic signs is to inform drivers of traffic regulations, warn of road characteristics or hazards, and provide information necessary for route selection. The following sign catalogue contains the descriptions, physical characteristics and inventory numbers for all signs that are currently in use on Alberta's primary highway network. Sign up to receive sign catalogue updates.

Warning signs (Class W)
Note: The development of sign patterns is ongoing. Some sign patterns are available for downloading.

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