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Proposed Highway Would Connect NYC to London

The mother of all Road Trips could be made a reality if one Russian Tycoon has his way.

Fri March 27, 2015 - National Edition
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The road would link thousands of miles of existing byways and bridges across Russia, a span of more than 6,000 miles.
The road would link thousands of miles of existing byways and bridges across Russia, a span of more than 6,000 miles.

Fox News is reporting one of Russia’s most powerful tycoons and a close pal of President Vladimir Putin has proposed a long and winding road that theoretically could connect Great Britain to Alaska, via Mother Russia. And while a nearly 13,000-mile highway sounds like a stretch – a really long stretch – the major roadblock is likely money, not feasibility.

“This is an inter-state, inter-civilization, project,” Russian Railways boss Vladimir Yakunin told the Russian Academy of Science, where he presented his plan for the Trans-Eurasian belt Development, which he acknowledged would cost “trillions” of dollars.

The road would link thousands of miles of existing byways and bridges across Russia, a span of more than 6,000 miles. From the west, it could then connect to roads in Europe, including the Chunnel Tunnel, which connects Great Britain and France.

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