Northern Rail Extension Project



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August 19, 2014, KUAC: Newscast

June 13, 2014, APRN: Tanana River Bridge Nearly Done, But State Officials Can't Predict Fate of Next Phase

November 8, 2013, KUAC: State's Longest Bridge Nears Completion, But Bugdet Cuts May Limit Army's Ability to Use It

June 4, 2013, KUAC: Tanana River Bridge Levee Helped Deflect Breakup Floodwaters, Residents Say

February 18, 2013, KUAC: Work Resumes on State's Longest Bridge--Tanana River Crossing in Salcha

December 13, 2012, KUAC: Trucks Hauling Massive Girders, Bridge  Project Likely Cause Traffic Delays

Sept. 24, 2012, KUAC: Kids Research Impacts of Construction on Piledriver Slough

Sept. 10, 2012, KUAC: Local News-Peterburs Interview


September 11, 2014: State Hires Security, Sets Procedure for Accessing New Tanana River Bridge, KUAC

August 6, 2014: Tanana River Crossing Alaska's longest bridge opens, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

August 5, 2014: Alaska's longest bridge completed across Tanana River, Alaska Dispatch News

June 29, 2014: Tanana River Northern Rail Extension bridge nears completion, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

January 31, 2014: Tanana River crossing bridge project on schedule, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

August 29, 2013: Alaska Railroad makes new boating warning for Tanana Bridge site, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

August 22, 2013: Alaska Railroad finds detour for Tanana River bridge construction, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

December 13, 2012: Railroad bridge girders require convoy travel on Richardson, Fairbanks Daily News Miner

November 2012: Maintenance of Way Article Railroads tackle major bridge projects to replace worn-out structures, sepeed up trains, and improve access to rail service, Progressive Railroading


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News Releases (2012 and earlier)

December 12, 2012   Richardson Highway Travelers' Advisory

March 19, 2012          April 2012 Salcha Open House

August 10, 2011:        Upcoming events highlight Tanana River Bridge construction

January 24, 2011:       Alaska Railroad Opposes EPA's Attempt to Impede Rail Extension to Delta Junction

January 21, 2011:       Executive Summary of ARRC Response to Agency Comments

January 19, 2011:       ARRC Response to USACE

December 10, 2010: EPA Letter to USACE...
November 15, 2010: EPA Comments on 404 Permit...
January 5, 2010:       Surface Transportation Board Record of Decision...
October 9, 2009:       EPA Comments on Final EIS...
September 25, 2009 Surface Transportation Board Completes Northern Rail Extension Final EIS...
February 2, 2009:      EPA Comments on Draft EIS...
December 12, 2008: Surface Transportation Board Issues Draft EIS...
April 3, 2008:              Surface Transportation Board Announces Final Scope of Study...
November 1, 2005:   Surface Transportation Board Issues Notice of Intent...


Open House Materials

May 15, 2013 Open House Posters

March 21, 2012 Open House Posters

August 23, 2011 Open House Posters

January 24, 2011 Open House Posters

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