Sunday, June 09, 2019

Alaska

Klondike Highway Suspension Bridge
Route
Day 1: From Sea-Tac: Airport Expressway North, WA 518 East, I 5 South, I 705 North to Tacoma.
WA 509 North, Local Roads, WA 509 North, Local Roads to Browns Point.
Local Roads, WA 509 North, Local Roads, WA 99 South, Local Roads, I 5 North, WA 520 East, I 405 North to Kirkland.
Day 2: I 405 North, WA 20 East to Ross Lake NRA.
WA 20 West, WA 530 West, I 5 South, I 405 South to Kirkland.
Day 3: I 405 South to Bellevue. I 405 North to Kirkland.
Day 4: I 405 North, I 5 North, WA 539 North, BC 13 North, BC 1 West, Local Roads to Canada Place.
Day 6: On foot, Local Streets, AK 7.
Day 7: Local Road, AK 7 North, Local Roads to Mendenhall Glacier.
Local Roads, AK 7 North to Echo Bay,
AK 7 South, Local Roads to Douglas Island.
Local Roads, AK 7 South to Juneau.
Day 8: Local Roads, AK 98 North, BC YT2 North, YT 2 North to Carcross.
YT 2 South, BC YT2 South to Fraser BC.
AK 98 South, Local Roads to Skagway.
Day 11: AK 9 North, AK 1 North, Alyeska Highway to Alyeska.
Alyeska Highway, AK 1 North, Local Roads to Anchorage.
Day 12: Local Streets to Anchorage train station.
From Denali train station, local roads, AK 3 North to McKinley Park.
Day 13: AK 3 South, Park Road to Denali NP.
Park Road, AK 3 North to McKinley Park.
Day 14: AK 3 North, Local Roads to Fairbanks.
Day 15: City Bus and on foot, Local Roads. Local roads to Airport.
Notes 
There is a most unusual suspension bridge on the Klondike Highway. It is suspended from only one side, so as to make repairs easier.
AK 3 is closed in west Fairbanks from Geist Road to Airport Way.
Results
New State: Alaska, for a new total of 47.
New Territory: Yukon, for a new total of 8.
State Capitol: Juneau AK.
Counties:
Alaska: Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks North Star, Haines, Hoonah-Angoon, Juneau, Kenai Peninsula, Ketchikan Gateway, Matanuska-Susitna, Petersburg, Prince of Wales-Hyder, Sitka, Skagway, Wrangell, Yukon-Koyukuk.
For a new US total of 1165.
British Columbia: Central Coast, Comox Valley, Kitimat-Stikine, Mount Waddington, Powell River,  Skeena-Queen Charlotte,  Stikine,  Strathcona,  Sunshine Coast.
Yukon: Yukon.
For a new Canada total of 122.
Highways:
AK: Clinched AK 7 Juneau. Mileage on AK 1, AK 3, AK 9, AK 7 Ketchikan, AK 98.
WA: Clinched WA 530, WA 539. Mileage on WA 20, WA 509.
BC: Cliched BC 13, YT2.
YT: Mileage on YT2.
NPS Units: Denali NP, Glacier Bay NP, Kenai Fjords NP, Klondike Gold Rush NHP, North Cascades NP, Ross Lake NRA.

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