Trans-Canada Highway


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Trans-Canada Highway,

c.4,800 mi (7,700 km) long, S Canada; dedicated 1962; completed 1970. The world's longest national highway, it traverses North America from St. John's, N.L., to Victoria, British Columbia. Ferry routes form vital links at the eastern and western ends of the highway. The Alaska HighwayAlaska Highway,
all-weather road, 1,523 mi (2,451 km) long, extending NW from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks, Alaska. An extension of an existing Canadian road between Dawson Creek and Edmonton, Alta., the Alaska Highway was constructed (Mar.–Sept.
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 joins the Trans-Canada Highway at Calgary, Alta.
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6in long, great Dane called Gibson, Grass Valley, California TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT Highway - 4860 miles, the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, British Columbia to St John's, Newfoundland.
The project is one of the largest transportation network projects currently under way in North America, and involves the construction of a new Port Mann Bridge and widening 37 kilometers of Highway 1, the Trans-Canada Highway linking Vancouver to the rest of British Columbia and Canada.
But anywhere north of the Trans-Canada Highway turnoff near Terrace, B.
He was riding his bicycle on the Trans-Canada Highway near Sault Ste.
Work is underway to restore and maintain wildlife corridors across the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park.
Bill 212--The Historic Trans-Canada Highway Act, an opposition Private Member's Bill which would designate a Provincial Highway as the "Historic Trans-Canada Highway" to commemorate its historical significance to Manitobans.
He then gives a tour of the geology of the Alberta foothills and parks on the Trans-Canada Highway and the Icefields Parkway.
In fact, he was born in Fort Qu'Appelle, which is barely north of the Trans-Canada Highway, let alone part of northern Saskatchewan.
The Trans-Canada Highway into Nova Scotia was jammed with hundreds of lorries.
Held at Canada's Banff National Park, the Wildlife Crossing Structure Field Course provided transportation and resource management professionals with an opportunity to see animal exclusion fencing and crossing structure installations that allow wildlife to cross the Trans-Canada Highway safely.
The road will now be diverted away from the village, and will be connected with the Trans-Canada Highway.
The building of the Trans-Canada Highway (1949-1961) was a nationalist exercise spurred by forecasts of increased road links with the United States for trade and tourism, and undertaken in the postwar climate of the Cold War.

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