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Alaska Highway
April 2000 Henk Binnendijk

Alaska Highway

Alaska

Historic ending of the Alaska Highway ('Alcan') at Delta Junction

The Alaska Highway (also the Alaskan Highway, Alaska-Canadian Highway, and the Alcan Highway) runs from
Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Fairbanks, Alaska, via Whitehorse, Yukon. Its historical length
as of all-weather completion in 1943 is 2.451 kilometers or 1.523 miles long.
The historic ending of the highway is here, near milepost 1422, where it meets the Richardson Highway
in Delta Junction, about 100 miles (160km) southeast of Fairbanks.
Mileposts on the Richardson Highway are numbered from Valdez, Alaska.


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