“AB automotive” shop is 10 minutes drive (12 km) to the West from Costco store.
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Driving by 100 Ave to the West, Costco store is on the left
Passing traffic lights at 116 Street
Passing traffic lights at 120 Street
Passing traffic lights at the airport road (124 Street)
Leaving Grande Prairie by Highway 43 West (Wembley – Beaverlodge – Alaska direction)
Proceed straight at this intersection (one with “Nordhagen” sign)
Proceed straight at this intersection (one with “Spring Creek Road” sign). You will need to turn left after the top of the hill ahead
Take left turn at this intersection, following the “Dimsdale” sign
Proceed straight along Range Road 72A. Note the speed limit here is 80 km/h
When you see this oilfield trailer rental place on your right slow down, you will need to turn right soon
Take right turn to the wide gravel road here
You took the correct turn if you see this sign on your left now
There is a short stretch (400 m, 1/4 mile) of good quality gravel road
My property, surrounded by small trees, is right after the used parts place (“Dimsdale Auto Parts” who are my good neighbor).
Turn left following “AB automotive” sign. If you see this shop, you arrived at the right place!
- Start from 100 Avenue / 116 Street intersection facing West (you are on 100 Avenue and Costco store is on your left)
- Head west on Highway 43 for 9.1 km (5.65 miles) towards Wembley / Beaverlodge
- Turn left onto Range Rd 72A following “Dimsdale 3km” road sign
- In 2.6 km (1.6 miles) turn right at the sign “Parts North”
- In 400 meters (1/4 mile) turn left towards “AB automotive” sign