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Roads and Bridges to SOMEWHERE
By Alan R. McGillvray


February 05, 2009
Thursday PM

While I may agree that Nome needs road communication with the rest of the state, I say that a road to Hyder, AK and Stuart B.C., with its attendant bridge from Revilla Island to the Mainland would probably better serve the State of Alaska.

The main reason being, more competition on freight rates, hard communication with the lower 48, and would turn Ketchikan into the main shipping point for the rest of Southeast.

Yours in being able to drive ANYWHERE we want,

Alan R. McGillvray
Ketchikan, AK

About: "Long time Ketchikan resident."

Received February 04, 2009 - Published February 05, 2009


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