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Alaska gets money and controversy in transportation bill

...standing in the way of Don Young," Ashdown said. Three of those projects, totaling $223 million, are for the Gravina Bridge linking Ketchikan, a city and borough of about 13,000, to Gravina Island, home to the town's airport and about...
Bridge supporters may seek funds for study

...associated with the second crossing. But Roots said the Gravina Bridge and Knik Arm Bridge projects are bigger and take higher...MacKenzie in the Matanuaka-Susitna Borough. The Gravina Bridge would link Ketchikan with Gravina Island. The second...
State to present Ketchikan with less expensive Gravina bridge plans

...has opted to give part of the federal funds to the Gravina bridge and the rest to other projects statewide. Alaska's...Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, who championed the Gravina bridge and Knik Arm span in Anchorage as chairman of the...
Juneau Access among top DOT projects

...the Juneau Access project, the Gravina Bridge project and the Bradfield Canal Project. The Gravina Bridge project would provide access of the Juneau Access and Gravina Bridge projects could begin as early...
Sarah Palin rides voter anger over corruption

...won't have the support of the rest of Southeast Alaska. Ketchikan will support Palin because of her support of the Gravina bridge. Murkowski and Binkley, and even Ruedrich, now urge support of Palin. Nevertheless, not all Murkowski and Binkley...
State in a dither over road funding

...has flared about what to do with the money. Some Interior legislators have panned the idea of full funding for the Gravina bridge, which would link the city of Ketchikan to Gravina Island and its airport. "There will be interplay between the...
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Is bridge's fate connected to road?

...funds originally intended for the Gravina Bridge project? Post your comments and...Palin's cancellation of the Gravina Bridge project. Alaska is short $329...years. The cancellation of the Gravina Bridge project may mean there won't...
My turn: A Juneau road will close often

...employees and the public "expressed grave concern" that DOT priorities - particularly the Juneau/Katzehin road and the Gravina Bridge - had been influenced more by politics than data and need. Many of the same faces at the department continue to push...
State likely to ditch Gravina bridge for ferry

The state's top transportation official said a ferry is the most likely option for improved access between Ketchikan and its airport on Gravina Island.


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