Jan 14 2009

British Columbia, Canada (August 2008)


Nov 17 2008

Alaska-Canadian Highway (June 2008)

Facts:

The Alaska Highway (also called the ALCAN Highway) is a long 1,390 mile (2,237 km) road stretching from Delta Junction, Alaska at its northwestern end to Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada at its southeastern end. The road was originally built mostly by the US Army as a supply route during World War II.


Nov 17 2008

Liard Highway, Canada (June 2008)

Facts:

The Liard Highway, numbered as Hwy 77 in British Columbia and Hwy 7 in N.W.T. is the highway which forms the sole paved road connection between B.C. and the Northwest Territories.

The highway officially opened to traffic in 1984 and was assigned the number 77 two years later. The beginning point is on the Alaska Hwy 28 km (17 mi) northwest of Fort Nelson and it travels 138 km (86 mi) northeast along an expanse of flat land to the border of British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, where it continues under the Highway 7 designation for 254 km through the Northwest Territories, ending at a junction with Hwy 1 south of Fort Simpson.