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What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

The Ambler road. The Juneau road. The Knik Arm bridge. The Susitna Dam. The Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline...the state road system still would be unfeasible. The Knik Arm bridge would ease Anchorage's growing pains, but is a shorter...
Knik Arm bridge authority readies construction proposal

ANCHORAGE Backers of the Knik Arm bridge are preparing to issue a request for proposals for...strong interest in building the bridge. Dale Paulson, Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority project manager for the National...
Knik Arm bridge planners to meet in Kenai

...capabilities to conduct the project. Those are due Sept. 22, and then the board will narrow down the field. The Knik Arm Bridge project is different from other construction endeavors because the authority is looking for someone to design, fund...
Rocky Knudsen: State needs to be more efficient

...more efficient in their daily operations. Stop extended studies for projects that we are not going to build (the Knik Arm Bridge has been studied since before statehood). There have been five new power plants and several plant upgrades in south-central...
Alaskans need to protect their rights

...opposition: ? Juneau road $574 million. ? Road to Ambler ? Private for Canadian mining company $430 million. ? Knik Arm Bridge $1.6 billion ? Suisitna Dam $5.2 billion For 30 years the Coastal Management program gave citizens and communities...
Senate candidates share their views

...Senate District O: Public health, public safety and public education are off the table. Let's stop funding the Knik Arm bridge - a project that principally benefits real estate speculators and building contractors. I'd also take a hard look...
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...unrealistic and high maintenance cost projects - such as the Kodiak rocket launch facility, the Juneau road and the Knik Arm Bridge. Making tough decisions on which big capital projects to drop is necessary and must be weighed against the benefit...
Tentative education deal overshadowed by Knik Arm

...long-simmering issue re-emerged.The House late Wednesday rejected a Senate-passed plan for financing the proposed Knik Arm bridge to connect Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, setting the stage for a conference committee to hash out...
Senate passes capital budget

...fiscal restraint" and eliminate continued funding toward what she called low-priority mega-projects, like the Knik Arm bridge, Ambler mining access road and Juneau access road.The budget reflected a $245 million financing package for the...
Legislature 2014: Spending in focus as revenue dips

...1 billion, but the Legislature's signoff is needed even if the project were funded by state revenue bonds.The Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority, the agency responsible for planning the project, said it is neutral on how the project is funded...


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