Trans-Canada Highway Road Info & Speed Traps. Highway 40. Highway 47 is a paved 50 clicks to Edson and the Yellowhead highway. Article content. Highway 40 is also known by a name on some maps as "The Bighorn Highway". TransCanadaHighway.com posts weather updates and changes in road conditions to the news feed on our home page (as well as to our Social Media sites, to be more accessible when you are travelling). Alberta HighwayConditions.com provides easy access to Alberta road conditions, Alberta highway conditions, Alberta transit information, and Alberta weather in English and French.Find easy access to travel and traveler information including road conditions, freeway conditions, highway conditions, ferries, traffic, transit, and weather across Canada, and the United States in English and French. It is worth taking this road as there are so many beautiful views you would want to admire and stop to take photos. Police are stopping all traffic. The part of Hwy 40 to Longview is equally beautiful. More fun but longer, is Highway 40 from Highway 47 to Cadomin. 2020-11-20 Roadnow. Road bans. Emergency crews are responding. We did a loop from Canmore driving first on Hwy 742 (gravel road) and then Hwy 40 (asphalt) back to the starting point. A few kilometers up 47 is Robb and gas. Beyond the turnoff to Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Highway 40 climbs to Highwood Pass (2,227 meters/7,310 feet), the highest road pass in Canada. Hamlet of Benchlands. Alberta Emergency Alert says those in the following areas should prepare to evacuate on short notice: Richard's Road. Toll free road ban information for provincial highways can be obtained by dialing 1-855-ROADBAN (1-855-762-3226). Highway 505 between Highway 2 and Highway 5. The 50 km to Cadomin is unpaved but then Highway 40 is paved all the way to Grande Prairie. Expect major delays. Mounties are on scene of an early morning two-vehicle crash that forced the closure of Highway 40 south of Grande Prairie. Just past Robb on Highway 47 is the gravel Hinton road, about 50 km to Hinton. Highway 1 has been closed east of the Alberta border to Swift Current, Sask. Alberta Highway 40 is closed 10 km north of Grande Cache due to a rock/mudslide. Summer Village of Waiparous. Highway 13 will be closed from midnight Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. Alberta highway 40 ( Forestry Trunk Road ) Traffic Condition. Highways 13 and 40 will be closed Sunday and into Monday, according to Transport Québec. Both directions are affected. It is in some places a part of the Forestry Truck Road. Highway 40 is currently closed south of Grande Prairie due to a serious accident involving multiple vehicles at township road 692. See a list of provincially banned roads in the Road Ban List (unofficial) (PDF) document. 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