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A Project Team Overcame Cold Realities To Deliver Canada's First Highway To The Artic Coast

There's no shortcut for building a road to the top of the world. A delicate permafrost ecosystem and shifting climate patterns stood in the way of completing Canada's first permanent highway to the Arctic Coast—a winding 137-kilometer (85-mile) path through tundra, lakes and streams.
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