Great Bear Lake has one ice road, Deline ice road which links to the community of Tulita. It is used for few weeks out of the year to deliver supplies to the remote community of Deline. The road is about 105 km (65 mi) and follows the Great Bear River. The speed on the ice road is 70 km/h (43 mph) just like the Tuktoyaktuk ice road because there are no portages or stretches of land within the lake. The ice road is used mostly by semi-trailer trucks and the road usually can handle 64,500 kg (142,000 lb). The road usually opens around the middle of January and is subject to closure in late March or early April due to warm weather.
From 1960 until 1985 an ice road corridor from Great Slave Lake up the Marian River, and then down the Camsell River system, serviced silver mines at Great Bear Lake. This road was constructed by ice road pioneer John Denison.
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... Wisconsin, and connected to that town seasonally by a 20 minute ferry ride or an ice road ... The island can be reached only by ferry during the summer months in the winter, ice usually becomes too thick for ferry traffic ... When ice conditions allow, the ice road officially opens to vehicle traffic from Bayfield across the frozen surface to Madeline Island ...
... Tibbitt to Contwoyto Winter Road is an annual ice road first built in 1982 to service mines and exploration activities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut ... Between 400 and 600 km (250 and 370 mi) long, the road is said to be the world's longest heavy haul ice road and operates for eight to ten weeks starting in the last week ... Most of the road (85%–87%) is built over frozen lakes, 495 km (308 mi), with the remaining 73 km (45 mi) built on over 64 land portages between lakes ...
... Season 4 of Ice Road Truckers premiered on June 6, 2010 and returned to the Dalton Highway in Alaska ... his way up from freight yard duty to making ice road runs ... Nuiqsut, Alaska - Located west of Deadhorse, Nuiqsut is accessible by an ice road connecting it to the Dalton Highway during the winter ...
... A HistoryChannel.com blog announced that the second season of Ice Road Truckers would be based out of Inuvik ... episodes of this season occur on the Tuktoyaktuk Winter Road ... The road returned in 2012 for the sixth season of the show, with ice road veteran Alex Debogorski behind the wheel ...
... Canada's and Alaska's ice roads were prominently featured in the History Channel show Ice Road Truckers ...
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