Plans proposed for VERY ambitious road across Russia.
Daily Mail – Britain could be linked with America by road as part of an ambitious project to create the world’s longest superhighway spanning half the circumference of the globe.
Proposals have been put forward to build the mega route stretching about 12,400 miles from the western edge of Russia to the Bering Strait where the country nudges Alaska.
Linking into existing road networks in Europe and Asia, for the first time it would allow travellers a proper highway to drive all way from the UK to the United States.
A Trans-Siberian rail link as well as oil and gas pipes would run alongside the highway, and plans have been mooted already for a rail tunnel connecting the far flung Russian region of Chukotka – where football tycoon Roman Abramovich once served as governor – and Alaska.
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