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Blue_In_AK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 04:03 PM
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10. The other so-called "Bridge to Nowhere"
Edited on Tue Jul-22-08 04:09 PM by Blue_In_AK
(there were two) would have provided a more direct route from Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, the area with the fastest growing population in the state, and, as with the Gravina bridge, it wouldn't really have been to "nowhere."

It would have essentially connected the two points shown in this photograph -- Pt. McKenzie on the left, Anchorage port on the right -- negating the need for Valley commuters to drive around Knik Arm (which is this body of water). This project is still on the books and being studied, but I think most people around here have pretty much concluded that it's not necessary and would cost too much.

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