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Old 05-25-2015, 09:08 AM   #1
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Not sure where to post this to get the most coverage so..
For those that are traveling to Alaska, driving large/tall MH's, be aware coming through the Customs station in to Alaska. The MAX allowable height is 12'9" PERIOD! Even though we have gone through this station in the past, we were NOT going to fit yesterday, 24 May 2015. We stopped before any damage was done, but since we had the TOAD, we had to disconnect from the MH, move everything back a safe distance and re-connect everything. We then proceeded through the lane set up for semi's and buses. It might be wise to stop on the right hand side of the lane and then have the Customs agent let you proceed through the semi/bus lane.
Everyone have a safe trip. I will do another post on the road conditions we encountered coming back home to Alaska.
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Is that a new covered lane? I dint have any problem last time up and will be returning next year.
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Yes, the one on the far left. It seems that a tall MH, took out the piping in the ceiling along with the AC units on the MH, hence the change!

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Is this the border crossing from Yukon Territory Highway 1, to Alaska Highway 2, between Beaver Crossing YT, and Tok Alaska?
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Thanks for the info on the new clearances. I measured our rig height so I know exactly how high I am, but I'm not sure they know just how much clearance they furnish. Right hand lane for us in about 3 weeks.
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We were crossing in to US in Vancouver (2009), lanes had the dividers that would fold over if hit. We pretty much crunched everyone of them. As we approached the building a border agent came running up asking how high we were. I said 12', she stepped back and said that I was higher then that and diverted us to the truck lanes. Not a bad thing since these lanes were moving pretty fast.
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Yes. that is the one.

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