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.
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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.