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Empire Editorial: Give us the whole road

...the cards, Option 3, a highway on the west side of Lynn Canal, makes more sense than Option 2B - but only slightly...capital expenses. Furthermore, a road on the west side of Lynn Canal will cross fewer avalanche paths and be less environmentally...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-26/empire-editorial-give-us-whole-road
Opinion
Shelf life for access road

...million net, per year, to operate ferry service on the Lynn Canal portion alone. The cost to maintain the new road versus the existing Lynn Canal ferry service will be a savings to the state of $5 million...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-11-25/shelf-life-access-road
Letters
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...Even though there is no lack of vehicles in the three Lynn Canal cities, according to DOT figures approximately 22...of the 82,000 passengers who took the ferry through Lynn Canal in 2011 were walk-ons. A 2000 study by the McDowell...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dot-accommodating-walk-ons-unnecessary
Local
Easier access has economic side effects

...concerned that if a highway were built up Lynn Canal, freight barge service would be...could be the picture of the future in Lynn Canal. Construction of a highway north...them and Outside.If a west-side Lynn Canal highway is built, Haines police...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
Local
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...enough for a road up the east side of Lynn Canal.Depending on which plan the Alaska...Alternative 3 (the west-side Lynn Canal highway) would impact 26 acres of...500 acres along the east side of Lynn Canal. Alternative 3 would see 265 acres...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...proposed road paid for by the Alaska Department of Transportation would say that building the highway up the east side of Lynn Canal, with its little shuttle ferry at the end, would be a super investment. I was wrong.A new report by the McDowell...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-makes-no-economic-sense
Local
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...choose the best alternative.In the case of the proposed Lynn Canal Highway linking Juneau, Haines, Skagway and Whitehorse...typical family of four will be able to travel on the Lynn Canal Highway roundtrip between Juneau and Haines for $94 including...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-economics-make-sense
Local

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