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July 24, 2014
Alaska starts work on $11M project that will connect one bush village to roads — almost
Work is scheduled to be completed by December 2015 and is intended to be part of an eventual road to Nome.
AP Photo/Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
The road won’t quite make it to Tanana. The gravel lane will end at the Yukon River, six miles from Tanana. There are no plans now for a bridge so people will have to take a 20-minute boat ride to the Athabascan village of 250 people.
TANANA, Alaska (AP) — Work has started on the first Alaska road in nearly 20 years to connect a Bush community to the road system.
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