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.

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Regulatory signs (Class R)


Classification information: Regulatory signs (Class R)

Warning signs (Class W)


Classification information: Warning signs (Class W)

Guide and information signs (Class I)

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The development of sign patterns is ongoing. Some sign patterns are available for downloading. See the highway sign patterns FTP site.


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