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Walker's actions back his words

...multiple megaprojects to the detriment of the entire state's transportation system. The most glaring example is the Gravina Island Bridge or "bridge to nowhere." The fact that this was considered at all and funds were expended exhibits a massive...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...To allow cruise ships to pass and to withstand Lynn Canal weather, the bridge would resemble the never-built Gravina Island Bridge between Ketchikan and its airport. On the basis of cost, the state has not seriously considered bridging Lynn...
My turn: Scrutiny of spending is legitimate

...for discussing the proposed Gravina Island bridge in Ketchikan bordered on the...Empire had singled out the Gravina Island bridge for rough political treatment...of the comments about the Gravina Island bridge made in the national media...
Are Gravina bridge backers willing to use general fund money?

...update the price tag on the Gravina Island Bridge, they need look no further...span. How many cars would a Gravina Island Bridge carry per day in the dead...general fund money to build the Gravina Island bridge, I'll help build it. D...
What Williams didn't say

...would like to add some detail that Lew Williams neglected to share in his Sept. 26 column on earmarks and the Gravina Island bridge. According to an analysis of transportation spending by Taxpayers for Common Sense, the national average per...
Give back money for Alaska projects

...transportation infrastructure destroyed by Katrina. We could take the recently authorized federal funds for the Gravina Island bridge, Knik Arm crossing and Juneau-Skagway road and ask they be diverted to Louisiana and Mississippi. Then we could...
Bridges may no longer be earmarked

...of their earmarks, but keep the same amount of highway funding for the state. That could mean delays for the Gravina Island bridge project in Ketchikan and the Knik Arm crossing in Anchorage if they have to compete with other Alaska highway projects...
Building priorities may be up for grabs

...committee are considering removing the earmarks for the Gravina Island bridge project in Ketchikan and the Knik Arm crossing near...bonds and it would serve more Alaskans than the Gravina Island bridge. Congress agreed in late July to include $233...
Highway bill bolsters Alaska projects

...Juneau Access road and construction funds for a Gravina Island bridge. The White House said the bill was "long overdue...million to plan, design and build the $315 million Gravina Island bridge link to Ketchikan; $15 million for the 68-mile...
Northwest Digest

...state highway priorities. A congressional conference committee plans to strip the earmarks from Ketchikan's Gravina Island bridge project and Anchorage's Knik Arm crossing, but will send the money - now authorized at more than $450 million...


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