Bridge to Nowhere
By Peg Travis
February 23, 2008
Responding to Senator Stedman's letter requesting an audit of
the project, I don't agree the bridge is a top state priority
- or if it is - it shouldn't be. There are many higher priority
issues. i.e. education, health care, senior's concerns, veteran's
care and maintaining roads and existing bridges.
Explanation - why no bridge? As I recall most surveys in the
past have concluded the general Alaskan population does not want
and doesn't feel we need a Bridge to Nowhere.
In my opinion this is a bridge to serve a certain population
not the general.
About: "Ketchikan senior
- 25 year Alaska resident."
Received February 21, 2008
- Published February 23, 2008
Stedman Initiates Legislative Audit
of Gravina Bridge Project -
Wednesday the Legislative Budget & Audit Committee directed
the Legislative Audit Division to initiate an audit of the Department
of Transportation's handling of the Gravina Access Project proposed
for Ketchikan. The audit was requested by Senator Bert Stedman
(R-Sitka) who is Co-Chair of Senate Finance Committee and a member
of the committee. - More...
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