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Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...Anchorage fell through.A $12.3 million bill issued to the Mat-Su Borough more than a year ago by the Federal Transit Administration for federal grant money spent on the borough landing terminal and other parts of the failed ferry plan is...
Mat-Su cuts price of unused ferry after years without buyer

...Moosey said.If the ferry is sold, the funds will go toward paying back the $12 million owed to the Federal Transit Administration for the failed Susitna ferry project.Moosey said he hopes there will be a buyer for the M/V Susitna ferry...
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...million, but additional work pushed the price tag to around $13.8 million. The project was funded by a Federal Transit Administration grant, and work was completed over a two-winter period beginning in late 2013, according to Atwood.The...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration from three grants awarded between 2002 and 2009 to jumpstart ferry service across Knik Arm between Port MacKenzie...
Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

...government involving an unused ferry.Assembly members met Tuesday after receiving an ultimatum from the Federal Transit Administration to repay a $12 million grant for the ferry that has never seen service, KTUU reported.The federal agency...
Mat-Su Borough rejects $2 million offer for idled ferry

...Abu Dhabi Mar LLC, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The borough is on the hook for $6 million to the Federal Transit Administration if the $78 million catamaran Susitna is not used for municipal public transportation."I do not see that...
Mat-Su Assembly votes to store ferry

...received offers to buy it but most are for only about $1 million. The borough would like $6 million to repay a Federal Transit Administration grant.Officials from Cruz Construction told Moosey the company can only float the Susitna into Port MacKenzie...
Mat-Su officials ponder expensive ferry's fate

...the ferry and move it into a happier home," Moosey said at the meeting.Some money for the ship came from Federal Transit Administration grants that hinge on it becoming a commuter ferry. Moosey told the Assembly that the federal government could...
Ice-breaking ferry may be headed to Northern Mariana Islands

...research purposes. But more than $12 million came from Federal Transit Administration grants, counting money for the Point MacKenzie's at least partly off the hook, according to the Federal Transit Administration.
Highway bill bolsters Alaska projects

...225.5 billion over a six-year period to the Federal Highway Administration, $52.3 billion to the Federal Transit Administration and more than $6 billion for safety programs. It will be "the signature domestic legislation in this Congress...


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