Alaska Highway. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/alaska-highway
Formerly Al·can Highway
A road extending about 2,450 km (1,520 mi) northwest from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Fairbanks, Alaska. Originally built by US troops in 1942 as a supply route for military installations, it was opened to unrestricted traffic in 1947.