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Can you drive from Alaska to Russia ?
- Anonymous2 weeks ago
Only on the rare days when the straits are totally frozen.
It would be unlawful.
- bluebellbkkLv 74 weeks ago
No, not even at low tide. That "land bridge" disappeared aeons ago.
- 1 month ago
Purchase or hire one of these, and bon voyage!
- 1 month ago
Yes i can drive alaska to russia.
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- ANDRE LLv 71 month ago
Only if your car can swim.
Connections to the rest of the worldThis excludes the cost of new roads and railways to reach the bridge. Aside from the obvious technical challenges of building two 40-kilometer (25 mi) bridges or a more than 80-kilometer (50 mi) tunnel across the strait, another major challenge is that, as of 2021, there is nothing on either side of the Bering Strait to connect the bridge to.Russian sideThe Russian side of the strait, in particular, is severely lacking in infrastructure. No railways exist for over 3,200 kilometers (2,000 mi) in any direction from the strait.The nearest major connecting highway is the M56 Kolyma Highway, which is currently unpaved and around 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) from the strait. However, by 2025, the Anadyr Highway is planned to be built connecting Ola and Anadyr, which is only about 600 kilometers (370 mi) from the strait.American sideOn the American side, an estimated 1,200 kilometers (750 mi) of highways or railroads would have to be built around Norton Sound, through a pass along the Unalakleet River, and along the Yukon River to connect to Manley Hot Springs Road – in other words, a route similar to that of the Iditarod Trail Race. A project to connect Nome, 100 miles (160 km) from the strait, to the rest of Alaska by a paved highway (part of Alaska Route 2) has been proposed by the Alaskan state government, although the very high cost ($2.3 to $2.7 billion, about $5 million per mile, or $3 million per kilometer) has so far prevented construction.
- conley39Lv 72 months ago
No, you can't drive from Alaska to Russia.
- DanielLv 72 months ago
No. There's a body of water between the two and there are no serious efforts to build a bridge. There aren't any roads on either side that connect to the rest of either country. The nearest highway in Alaska connected to the rest of North America is hundred of miles east of the Bering coast.
- GypsyfishLv 72 months ago
Even if there were a bridge over the Bering Strait, once you got to Russia, you'd have to drive thousands of miles to get anywhere interesting. Have you looked at a map?
- W.T. DoorLv 72 months ago
- megalomaniacLv 72 months ago
Sure, if you've got a boat.
Ironically there was some talk about building a bridge from the far east of Russia to Alaska but it would cost billions of dollars. It's at least possible but there is no political will to make it happen.