Monday, June 26, 2017

Road to King Cove approved for survey by Department of Interior

The long-debated proposed road between Cold Bay and King Cove could be seeing real progress, according to Alaska Governor Bill Walker. In a news release issued Monday, a spokesperson for Walker said that the "initial steps to building a life-saving road" between the two communities was green lit in a call from Secretary Ryan Zinke. “Secretary Ryan Zinke called this morning to let me know the Interior Department has granted the State permission to begin looking at the least impactful route between King Cove and Cold Bay,” Governor Walker said in the statement. This, after a proposal for the road was introduced by Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan in January...more

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