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My Turn: Juneau construction projects are uplifting, inspiring

...all the way to Echo Cove as far north as possible.There really is nothing else of the scope and magnitude of the Lynn Canal Highway for the construction trades in Juneau. It would be such a tragic loss of increasingly scarce economic opportunities...
State moves forward on Road plan

...percent by the federal government. But Walker has said he's concerned about the long-term maintenance costs of a Lynn Canal highway, which the state would be responsible for.A July 6 memo from Walker's Office of Management and Budget director...
State | Local
Capital budget includes $25 million in federal money for Juneau Road

...gubernatorial order stays in place.The road would indirectly connect Juneau to the state's road system via the Lynn Canal Highway and a fast ferry link.In December, Gov. Bill Walker issued an administrative order that halted work on the Road...
State | AK legislature
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...throughout the years as governors have come and gone. Former Gov. Tony Knowles was the last to put the kibosh on the Lynn Canal Highway; the administrations after him exhumed the project.Walker said in a September interview that he would review all...
State | Local | AK legislature
State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1 for a rate analysis, saying such a move is crucial to understanding the cost-effectiveness of the proposed Lynn Canal Highway. "This analysis will change the entire user-benefit analysis (for the highway)," committee member Jan Wrentmore...
State | Local
Building our state

For the past ceveral years I have chaired Citizens Pro Road, the local group advocating construction of the Lynn Canal Highway. Previously, I worked as an engineer since statehood for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities...
My Turn: Center of the universe

...the same virtues practiced by Alaskans of character that built this state.I continue to believe projects like the Lynn Canal Highway will make a huge difference. How can we tell the rest of the State we don't want a road when it will expand our...
Empire Editorial: Road Without End

...That means budget cuts, not extra spending. Without money, there will be no road up Lynn Canal. Opponents of the Lynn Canal Highway shouldn't cheer too loudly. History has a way of making us all look foolish. The idea of a land route to Juneau...
Easier access has economic side effects

...stations north of each city are believed to offer some kind of filter between them and Outside.If a west-side Lynn Canal highway is built, Haines police and fire departments would be in charge of emergency response, since the entire length...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...and 4C (ferry improvement options) would have no effect on existing wetlands. Alternative 3 (the west-side Lynn Canal highway) would impact 26 acres of wetlands, and about 12 additional acres of aquatic habitat would need to be filled or...


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