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Dawson Creek in Peace River, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

Alaska Highway / La Route De L’Alaska

Completed in 1942 / Terminé en 1942

 

— International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark / Monument Historique International du Génie Civil —

 
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By Gerald Lapp, June 11, 2019
1. Alaska Highway Marker
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Inscription.   Constructed in just 8 months in 1942, this 2,450 kilometre highway provided an essential transportation link to the northwest of North America during the Second World War, and has since remained a major transportation artery.

Construite en 8 mois à peine en 1942, cette autoroute de 2450 kilomètres assurait un lien essentiel avec la partie nord-ouest de l'Amérique du nord pendant la deuxième guerre mondiale, et allait demeurer, par la suite, un importante artère.


 
Erected 1996 by American Society of Civil Engineers, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.
 
Location. 55° 45.533′ N, 120° 13.505′ W. Marker is in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, in Peace River. Marker is on Alaska Ave (National Highway 2) near 8th Street, in the median. Marker is in Mile 0 Alaska Highway Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Highway 2, Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 3V8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
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Alaska Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gerald Lapp, June 11, 2019
2. Alaska Highway Marker
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Alaska Highway - additional plaque image. Click for full size.
By Gerald Lapp, June 11, 2019
3. Alaska Highway - additional plaque
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Alaska Highway - additional plaque - full view image. Click for full size.
By Gerald Lapp, June 11, 2019
4. Alaska Highway - additional plaque - full view
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 13, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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