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Alaska Highway Mile 0

Dawson Creek BC to Delta Junction AK – 1,387 miles

The Alaska Highway was originally constructed during World War II to connect the lower 48 with Alaska.

The highway is completely paved although there may be some gravel sections where road work is taking place.

British Columbia

Dawson Creek

Mile 0 (km 0)
Population: 11,800

Start of the Alaska Highway. In 1942, the ‘end of steel’ became a major terminus for troops, supplies and equipment headed to the north from Edmonton, Alberta. The Dawson Creek Visitor Centre has historical displays and also provides up-to-date information about the Alaska Highway.