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The Bridge to Gravina
By Tony Alenskis


September 23, 2007

Well it looks official. After all the ups and downs, after all the rounds and rounds, after all the time and money wasted no bridge.

I have a better idea. Why don't we build a Cruise Ship Dock to Gravina?! It would be a done deal. No matter how we voted it would get funded and constructed.

Tony Alenskis
Ketchikan, AK

About: "Lived and worked in Ketchikan a long time."

Received September 22, 2007 - Published September 23, 2007


Gravina Access Bridge Is Not the Answer Says Governor - Alaska Governor Sarah Palin today directed the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to look for the most fiscally responsible alternative for access to the Ketchikan airport and Gravina Island instead of proceeding any further with the proposed $398 million bridge. More...
Friday - September 21, 2007

Sinking of the Gravina Island Bridge Astounds Stedman - Senator Bert Stedman (R-Sitka) was astounded by the Governor's announcement today that she was unilaterally cancelling the Gravina Island Bridge project. "Improving access to Gravina Island has been an economic priority for the community of Ketchikan, the State of Alaska and our congressional delegation for over 30 years. I'm shocked that the Governor would ignore the significant energy, hard work and financial resources already invested in the project", Sen Stedman said. - More...
Friday PM - September 21, 2007

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