Russia has proposed a massive trans-Siberian highway that would begin in western Russia and cross the Bering Sea into Alaska. This would in effect create a superhighway connecting London with New York, according to the Siberian Times.Yes, there is a newspaper called the Siberian Times and it’s in English.
Just the segment crossing Russia would be 6,200 miles across (just about the diameter of the earth).
The highway would leave eastern Siberia and enter Alaska around Nome, which also happens to be in the middle of nowhere. Nome is 520 miles from the closest major city and road network in Fairbanks. That’s a lot of room for singing along with the Beach Boys!
How precisely to cross the 55 miles across the turbulent Bering Sea [at its narrowest point] has yet to be worked out.
Still, imagine the fun you would have letting out your 1000 hp Koeningsegg Agera or Hennessey Venom GT out for the 12,910 miles driving from London to New York. Not too many McDonalds along the way we’re guessing.
Here’s the map how to get from point A to point B.