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(Encyclopedia) highway: see road .

Alaska Highway

(Encyclopedia) Alaska 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 Cree...

Lost Highway

Director: David LynchWriters: David Lynch and Barry GiffordDirector of Photography:Peter DemingEditor:Mary SweeneyMusic:Angelo BadalmentiProduction Designer:Patricia NorrisProd…

Trans-Canada Highway

(Encyclopedia) 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, ...

Inter-American Highway

(Encyclopedia) Inter-American Highway, c.3,400 mi (5,470 km) long, section of the Pan-American Highway system from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, to Panama City, Panama. Much of the highway prior to 1941 had be...

Trans-Amazon Highway

(Encyclopedia) Trans-Amazon Highway, road, c.3,000 mi (4,830 km) long, traversing N central Brazil. The highway, stretching from the Atlantic coast to the Peruvian border, is an important factor in the econom...

Pan-American Highway

(Encyclopedia) Pan-American Highway, system of roads, c.16,000 mi (25,750 km) long, linking the nations of the Western Hemisphere. It was suggested at the Fifth International Conference of American States (19...

The U.S. Highway System

At the beginning of the 20th century, an uninterrupted system of nationwide highways did not exist. Beginning in 1811, a National Road had been constructed between Cumberland in weste…

Interstate Highway System Trivia

Facts and figures on the U.S. highway system by Federal Highway Administration Related Links Quiz: Great American Highways The Story of the U.S. InterstateRoad Mileage Betw…

Red, White, and Blue Highways

The story of the U.S. Interstate by Ricco Villanueva Siasoco Related Links Interstate System TriviaQuiz: Great American Highways Road Mileage Between U.S. CitiesDwight D. Ei…