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Alaska editorial: Anchorage port costs are statewide concern

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:The Anchorage port expansion has a major Fairbanks come through the Anchorage port. Everyone has an interest in...bridge.But the height of the Anchorage port expansion made it a much different...
Police identify body found near Anchorage port

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have identified the woman found dead near the Anchorage port Friday morning. Lucille D. Jacobs, 29, of Bethel, was found near the small boat launching area by construction workers at...
Railroad line would help Port MacKenzie develop

...increase competition with the Anchorage port. But Mystrom believes the Matanuska-Susitna...three miles across Knik Arm from Anchorage, Port MacKenzie has a deep water dock...written comments to the board, Anchorage Port Director Bill Sheffield challenged...
Sheffield to retire as Anchorage's port director

ANCHORAGE - Former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield is retiring from his post as director of the Port of Anchorage, port officials announced Thursday.Sheffield, 83, sent a letter to Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan announcing his plans to retire Jan...
Hundreds of millions in bonds on Nov.6 ballot

...Alaska village, help pay for a rail link to the port at Point MacKenzie and contribute another $50 million to the Anchorage port expansion.Proposition A on the Nov. 6 general election ballot would let the state go into debt for another $453...
CH2M Hill selected as program manager for Anchorage port reconstruction

CH2M Hill has been selected by the Municipality of Anchorage to manage the design, engineering and reconstruction for the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan announced Thursday.
Anchorage port director and mayor at odds over scope of port project

ANCHORAGE - The mayor of Anchorage and the director of the Port of Anchorage appear to be at odds over the scope of a project to expand the port.
Audit outlines Anchorage port expansion problems

ANCHORAGE - The federal agency that agreed to manage expansion of the Port of Anchorage did not provide effective oversight of the project whose costs have more than quadrupled, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation review.
Cost woes plague Anchorage port expansion; scaled-down version proposed as alternative

ANCHORAGE - A controversial project to expand the Port of Anchorage and replace its old docks may be abandoned as its costs continue to escalate. At Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's request, the port has proposed a scaled-back version that would shore up old, corroded pilings and finish two new barge berths and one berth for ships. But the big cargo carriers that bring in most of the goods consumed by Alaskans would remain at the old dock, which the port says would fail in a major earthquake.
No construction planned in 2012 for Anchorage port

ANCHORAGE - Officials of the Port of Anchorage say no new construction is likely for its troubled expansion project for the third straight year.


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