The Insane Plan to Build a Bridge Between Russia and Alaska

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anwjuice
anwjuice

Speak for yourself dude, I'd drive it but that's because I don't fly and would love to visit Siberia

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Naved Hashmi
Naved Hashmi

Whatever it is, If China plans to built it, they'll wrap it up in like 15 years max...

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rick shockley
rick shockley

I would drive to Moscow...

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Search Wion
Search Wion

Build a Hyperloop for that connection. Now, that starts to make practical sense..

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seamus finnegan
seamus finnegan

why would the bridge would be for cars, instead of trains.

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walker
walker

wait a minute how about we u build a raid roads with ultra sonic trains ?

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Sanjay Tavargeri
Sanjay Tavargeri

I was looking for this video! Glad I got it! Well explain, thanks to the makers

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SKY King
SKY King

There is no reason to do this ! Interesting though !

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Yhuu
Yhuu

Sad noise from archipelago countries

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Jerry B.
Jerry B.

Man, I love just traveling so distances between points and times to get there make me feel so adventurous.

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Farhad Hatami
Farhad Hatami

Why even discussing an unreasonable project ?

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TLD YT
TLD YT

"Not with that attitude!"

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Carlos Salvatierra
Carlos Salvatierra

Ye

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Bambootyeater69 HD gamingNL
Bambootyeater69 HD gamingNL

Why isnt there a crazy billionare to spend money on this project

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David Pitrone
David Pitrone

I drove to Anchorage from Cleveland Ohio! Fun times!

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Joseph Reagan
Joseph Reagan

Just build the bridge in parts somewhere more convenient like California and ship them to the construction site to be installed. (Still a pain in the ass BUt depending on how you do it it might be easier than doing it the normal way.)

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.

Just get the guy who owns amazon to pay for it

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Manuel Calavera
Manuel Calavera

I don't think that it would be easy to drive from Miami to Cape Town, since you'll need to get visas for every country that'll you'll be passing and also you'll have to go through the Middle East which the borders of will be closedown and even if you do pass the Middle East you'll have to pass the deep African states that a very bad infrastructure so it'll be impossible to achieve.

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04smallmj
04smallmj

I've come up with a figure of 5 billion USD for the highway... Assuming that it would cost as much per km as the Inuvik - Tuktoyaktuk Highway, that no roads connecting to it would need upgrades, excluding the actual bridge and assuming that the route would follow a fairly straight line between Omsukchan, Russia and Manley Hot Springs, AK. So you can multiply that number by quite a lot...

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Trevak D'hal
Trevak D'hal

0:57 so the Native Americans ancestors game from the Indus Valley... *SO* calling them "Indians" isn't entirely wrong then huh.

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Stealthmann
Stealthmann

Whoever is narrating this video is one of the biggest "idyot" ever

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Stealthmann
Stealthmann

Please build it I think it's possible

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Raven D
Raven D

Let that place be untouched... Humans are destructive

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Mawile M
Mawile M

With the amount of mileage that WOULD be used just to cross this bridge, you might as well just buy a plane ticket, as that might actually be the cheaper option. Gas money does that.

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Fun WAM Mudding
Fun WAM Mudding

About getting from New York to Alaska? Not true, I’ve seen with my own eyes, a group of motorcycles got from New York all the way to Prudhoe Bay, as a tourists, I can imagine driving a car or a minivan, but a motorcycle? I can imagine how those guys buts looks like.

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triple v 69 420
triple v 69 420

What is we instead drain the bering strait and almost reunite pangea

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Mathew Sebastian
Mathew Sebastian

"Just build it and they will come"

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Julia P.
Julia P.

No, they shall not pass! Americans already tried to occupy Russian Far East, Red Army expelled them.

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hhhyung jjjang
hhhyung jjjang

Now, the Russians need to be part of the world flow.

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Ed Turner
Ed Turner

It seems that building the bridge is actually doable, but the main obstacle is the logistics of getting materials and workers on site. Perhaps an interim solution would be to construct a land transportation network tying military installations in western Alaska to the larger military bases at Anchorage and Fairbanks, much like the actual purpose of the Interstate Highway System. This would in turn have the ripple effect of giving small communities in the interior both a reason and a means to exist. The increase in population along those routes would later support extending those links to locations that, as of now, can only be reached by air or sea. A parallel may be seen in the transcontinental railroad, whose purpose was to tie California to the rest of the country. The railroad's construction, and later its very existence, led to the creation of small towns along its right of way. It is also noteworthy that the AlCan Highway was constructed with military purposes in mind. Also, having so much uninhabited coast and islands so near an unfriendly neighbor presents too much opportunity for unfriendly acts.

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Jon T
Jon T

whats the point?how many people want to go from some godforsaken place in russia to some godforsaken place in alaska? the only reason i can think of is if russia wants to move half a million troops across alaska and canada in a hurry

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zzzzzsleeping
zzzzzsleeping

Only Honda & Toyota cars can travel that far without breaking down!

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zzzzzsleeping
zzzzzsleeping

A bridge between America and Russia if happened will be a the start of good relationship -- after all, why would you build a bridge between countries if still hostile with each other????

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Doug Ro
Doug Ro

Why would it have to be a bridge just for cars?....build a bridge for trains and railroad tracks from Siberia to Anchorage. Or an underground Chunnel like the one from England to France.

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Essa Abohassan
Essa Abohassan

Russia is a large useless land. They would rise only when all the ice on earth melts

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Sisi Jem
Sisi Jem

Wow

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LAVADER
LAVADER

But what if we make train routes from alaska to russia

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AngelCaveGTI
AngelCaveGTI

Diomede Islands: Thats not far

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Avroveks
Avroveks

the bridge is needed for the movement of goods regardless of weather conditions, and in this case it is better to build a tunnel

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black ice 79
black ice 79

Fascinating

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A cursed Image
A cursed Image

Correct me if I'm wrong if we built a bridge you could drive from Argentina to France or South Africa

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Dufoth
Dufoth

105 billion is nothing for the US and if Russia chips in makes it better. Making it a train bridge would bring people and jobs to Alaska, building the roads and train tracks and stations to get there. would be

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N L PREM SRIVASTAV
N L PREM SRIVASTAV

Russian to Alaska Going by cycling traveling?

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Jared Samio
Jared Samio

But its called usa but rissia is rusaian fedaration

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Jared Samio
Jared Samio

Why is usa alaska small i see that on kids learning tube then texas is big why baliktad

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Jared Samio
Jared Samio

Can you dont enter usa or ruasai west russia is not fere fale fake alaska

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Jared Samio
Jared Samio

Is there a toilet there

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Jared Samio
Jared Samio

Did you rellet go to a usa to the russian fedaration

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hydrolito
hydrolito

People travel from far part of South America into various parts of the United States How far is that?

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Mauro Ramos
Mauro Ramos

WHY????

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Edmond Schwab
Edmond Schwab

BUT... IMAGINE.... train or truck traffic that could traverse through there between North America and Europe and Asia... Would be more meaningful for commercial traffic than it would be for a private individual traffic but a finished project at both ends would not be outside the realm of possibility for individual traffic.... but Freight and passenger rail service going across that would take a lot of strain off of ocean-going traffic If you build it... they will come...

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MollysMoshing TankCrew
MollysMoshing TankCrew

5:45 "it would cost 5million USD per mile of road" My father owns an asphalt contracting job and so I decided to ask him. how much it would cost to lay 1 mile of highway. 2 inches thick at 4 lanes wide. He factored cost of asphalt to be $200 a ton. And at 1,350 tons per mile of highway this comes out to roughly $280,000 in cost of asphalt alone. Of course labor has to be put in. And he said for a job that size. Depending on conditions. The entire operation would likely be about a half a million dollar job. So I'm not exactly sure where that 5million dollar estimate is coming from. Perhaps the light poles? as far as just the road is concerned.. you can build a half decent road for under a million dollars per mile quite easily.

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Avroveks
Avroveks

@MollysMoshing TankCrew yes, this project with this bridge began to be discussed back in the 19th century, but there is no progress, I think it will be more expensive even than the most daring predictions

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MollysMoshing TankCrew
MollysMoshing TankCrew

@Avroveks it's quite possible. Again. My father does small time stuff like parkinglots but he's done highways before. But it's usually because the city is busy with other stuff. So they contact them out for patch work or maybe a few hundred feet

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Avroveks
Avroveks

perhaps such a price due to complex logistics

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Wade Hartwick
Wade Hartwick

Military memeber here I made it to Fairbanks AK fro Savannah GA in 6 days. and I stopped every night. People do drive to fairbanks haha alot actually some amazing scenery! And drove toWashington state after. and Now back to the Keys.

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Juan Fabiani
Juan Fabiani

will never happen.

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Allen byer
Allen byer

Why in the World ???????

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AC81
AC81

I would take the bridge back to the motherland like my ancestors did into Alaska many winters ago

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Red_thegachatuber
Red_thegachatuber

How they hate each other

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DKP Brussels
DKP Brussels

Did you say Albania I was born in Albania

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General Zirkobi
General Zirkobi

"9000 miles of wear and tear onto your car. Nobody does that" hell, I would. I absolutely cannot stand flying so in other words, I'd be forced to be driving. Plus driving for me is much more relaxing in comparison flying.

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boofaloo aloo
boofaloo aloo

9000 miles .. we travel that far to visit our neighbor for a coffee in Australia.

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Michael H
Michael H

Even more extreme, Cape Horn to Cape Town!

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fgrion
fgrion

san francisco to tokyo is 8 hours difference, not 16.... how can this channel have almost 4 m subscribers when they are not telling the truth?

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Ron Borek
Ron Borek

Why? You build a bridge from US to RU. There are how many people in Alaska? There are how many people in the Russian Pacific area? How many miles from Alaska to any other major transportation hub in the US or Canada? How many KM from RU far east to where anyone else lives in Russia? There has to be an economic reason for the bridge not just because you want to drive from an ICE box in Russia to an ICE box in the US were no one lives. If you want to under stand the driving conditions between the two nations, watch the TV series the Deadliest catch! 40 foot waves in 70 mile an hour winds over open water for 30 miles with temperatures below 0 for 6 months of the year.

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midnightrain
midnightrain

Is this Sarah Palin’s idea for foreign relations?

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Zeksteve
Zeksteve

Did this idiot just say no one would ever do a road trip

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1k subs plz
1k subs plz

Let’s start a petition

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Laker Wang
Laker Wang

What if you can drive from Solvang, CA to Belgrade, Serbia when there was an Alaska-Russia border crossing.

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Harldin
Harldin

If they haven’t built a Bridge across the English Channel, then they aren’t going to do a super bridge like this anywhere else.

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Harldin
Harldin

2 fairly remote areas, couldn’t see enough demand to call for something that would cost the best part of a Trillion Dollars

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Rey Skywalker
Rey Skywalker

What about a Road trip from Key West to Cape Town.

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Henkjan Steringa
Henkjan Steringa

What about a high speed train? Probably cheaper to build, goes way faster than a car.

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Giuseppe Ferreri
Giuseppe Ferreri

It would be a dream come true for finaly PACE BETWEEN ALL THE WORLD

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Paul
Paul

Sounds like a grand idea. Let’s do it.

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James Lewis
James Lewis

Bet it would be hell in winter

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James Lewis
James Lewis

If you build it they will come.

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lopaka76
lopaka76

Just because we can, doesn't mean we should.

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BrianDrake09
BrianDrake09

1:50 some people have even swum*

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Tysolo Blaec
Tysolo Blaec

It would be more feasible to construct a new port city near the bridge location; just hire the Chinese or Japanese to do it. The primary purpose of this bridge would be rail and gas lines, transporting raw materials back and forth. The new port city would be a boon for the nation’s economy, especially since it would need to eventually have a population of over 500k to provide the necessary workforce for the construction and operation including service and professional jobs that all cities require. Vlad himself said if American would agree and sign treaty Russia would pay for the entire bridge/tunnel complex. We would just as you mentioned need to construct the infrastructure on our end.

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Olavo Oliveira
Olavo Oliveira

If they finish the derién part of panamerica highway and do the alaska bridge it would be possible to go by car to almost anywhere in the world

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Mike Gao
Mike Gao

Western Union tried to run a telegraph wire from San Francisco to Moscow that way in the late 1800s, but failed. Kinda shows how crazy the wilderness that way is when companies would rather spend more on submarine communication cables across longer stretches of the Northern Pacific rather than trek through there even to this day.

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TheWogGuy
TheWogGuy

Umm hello, have you heard of the grand tour or top gear????

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TheWogGuy
TheWogGuy

That would make the road get used, then everyone would use it to flog cars down, talk about proper cold air intake g

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Luís Miguel
Luís Miguel

Not Spanish, but portuguese.

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AJ_ Bell2012
AJ_ Bell2012

We should make a bridge from Alaska to Russia

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louis Habermann
louis Habermann

I'd start building the bridge because if climate change continues like this, it's probably the only place that's sustainable

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Puns Everyday
Puns Everyday

They should not build it because what if the continental plates move?The bridge would be crushed or ripped apart and a waste of time falling into the ocean

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Larry Brickey
Larry Brickey

I've thought about this for many years.

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pannady
pannady

The name of the bridge should be New Beringia. Or better is to build a hiperloop tunnel like La Manche

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Bennydorm
Bennydorm

9000 miles of wear and tear? Dennis Bergcamp - no problem.

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Hari Shankar
Hari Shankar

New York to Mumbai Be like Traveling from USA Then to 1.)Canada 2.)Russia 3.)Mongolia 4.)China 5.)India WTF!!!! Amazing 🤩🤩🤩

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Water Puppies
Water Puppies

China: fine I’ll help to build

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Frost_killer275
Frost_killer275

Sounds cool enough if Russia actually kept alaska

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Water Puppies
Water Puppies

Panama City to Cape Town would be the new longest road (the reason it is not Argentina because you can’t go from Columbia to panama

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Erich S
Erich S

The only purpose this would serve is shipping. End of story.

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amin khalsi
amin khalsi

"The ancient ancestors of modern day native americans" Oh yeah of course.

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buzz lightyear
buzz lightyear

huh? what was the point of this comment

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Ramesh Bhatia
Ramesh Bhatia

Who pays for this? Our taxes? No way, just for somebody’s fun, road trip? NO WAY

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JAYDEN YEE JIAN HENG Moe
JAYDEN YEE JIAN HENG Moe

we should build a bridge between east and west malaysia

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Alien
Alien

Me looking at the economy of the US: hmmm

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Mruca
Mruca

It would be great for trade

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Рамазан Латыпов
Рамазан Латыпов

That means Russia and USA will have boundaries

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Ricky Allanson
Ricky Allanson

My theory is that if they build this those areas will grow in population and more people and jobs will appear

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Alex Turlais
Alex Turlais

Maybe, but it's still in the middle of nowhere with hostile weather and no economic value, and hundreds of miles from major population centres.

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Yakov Matityahu
Yakov Matityahu

Why don't we build bridge between 🌎 and 🌒???

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Shubhu Gamer
Shubhu Gamer

They should make railway for cheaper and faster imports in america

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Saya Khan
Saya Khan

Who want this highway to be built??? Like my comment after 1k likes I will start fundraising for the project

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NorthSeaHero
NorthSeaHero

I guess you could say the bridge project is in 「Dire Straits」

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Ukrainian Pickle
Ukrainian Pickle

The Russian far northeast is technically in North America though it is considered Asia.

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