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Todd Dills

Brother of the Bridge to Nowhere

| November 16, 2007

Now that Alaska apparently has given up on its federally funded Bridge to Nowhere, a.k.a. the Gravina Island bridge, iParade magazine has christened another proposed span in Alaska the “>brother of the Bridge to Nowhere”: the Knik Arm Bridge that would connect Anchorage with Point MacKenzie, population 232, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars. Here’s the Nov. 11 iParade item about it, and here’s the official site of the Knik Arm Bridge and Toll Authority.

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Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ Channel 19 blog covers a grab bag of on-highway hearsay, owner-operator news and driver views from the roadways the nation over. His work in trucking journalism builds on a background of news feature, fiction and other creative writing and editing. Find him here at the Channel 19 blog and via his Twitter feed, or send tips to tdills@randallreilly.com or via phone at 205-907-2481.

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