Federal funds pay for a study to explore how Aleknagik can start public transit along the 25-mile road to Dillingham.
A new bridge in Juneau and roads out of Kake and Aleknagik receive federal grants, plus some funding for statewide planning.
The mechanism of how washboards form on gravel roads was a mystery until sixty years ago, solved by an Australian scientist just before he became director of the UAF Geophysical Institute.
The joint venture hoping to develop the Ambler Mining District, east of Kotzebue, approved $12.3 million for this year’s work on an access road, matching a state agency’s investment.
Replacements for four more bridges on the Alaska, Richardson, and Steese Highways would be built with funds proposed in Governor Mike Dunleavy’s amended capital budget for Fiscal Year 2024.
Supporters of a road that would access mining areas west of the Susitna River are forming a nonprofit to counter a campaign against the project.
Work begins this summer on long-awaited improvements to Knik Goose Bay Road in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and Granite Construction gets to do the job.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority submitted a permit application to the US Army Corps of Engineers, starting the process of environmental review for the West Susitna Access Road.
Partners developing a proposed mining road in Northwest Alaska are discussing the impact of a court ruling on 2022 summer field activities.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is studying the supply chain corridor for a road to the Ambler mining district.