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CURRENT ISSUES OF RELEVANCE TO BIG LAKE

 

CURRENT ISSUES AND PUBLIC NOTICES

 
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PROPOSED WEST SUSITNA ACCESS ROAD

19 Feb 2022


PROPOSED WEST SUSITNA ACCESS ROAD


Project Overview


The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) in coordination with the Matanuska- Susitna Borough (MSB) is working to determine the feasibility of a multi-use, public access road from the Point MacKenzie area to a state mining district containing oil and gas deposits, coal, gold, copper, silver, and platinum in the Alaska Range.


MAJOR FEATURES:


Build approximately 100 miles of new gravel road


Build 156 known water crossings


Borough project website: https://west-susitna-access.matsugov.us


AIDEA project website: https://www.aidea.org/Programs/Project-Development/AIDEA-Projects


TWO PUBLIC MEETINGS


The Matanuska-Susitna Borough invites you to find out more and provide comments.


1. Wednesday, February 23, 2022

2. Wednesday, March 23, 2022


Time for both meetings: 4 to 7 pm, Presentations at 4, 5, & 6 pm

Online Location: https://bit.ly/susitna_access

Phone Location: 253-215-8782, Meeting ID: 860 7777 0537, Passcode: 150663


Submit a comment


Text Message Survey: Text "access" to 866-298-0013


Online Survey: https://forms.gle/bxjqzNgDUF3jNEeh8


Email: comments.yehlealaska@gmail.com

Call: 907-346-0506


Status


Phase 3 (current): Permitting & engineering

Phase 1 & 2 (completed): Pre-engineering

Funding

Phase 3 Estimate: $8.5 Million

Funding Source: State of Alaska

Final Design & Construction Estimate: $300 Million to $400 Million

Funding Source: To be determined

Schedule

Permitting & Engineering (AIDEA): 2022-2027

Proposed Construction: 2028

Contact Us

Camden Yehle, Yehle & Associates

Public Involvement Lead, 907-346-0506,

comments.yehlealaska@gmail.com