Friday, September 19, 2008


While seeking votes, she told Ketchikan residents she backed the 'bridge to nowhere.' As governor, she spent the money elsewhere and moved ahead with a $26-million road to the nonexistent bridge.

By Erika Hayasaki, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
September 19, 2008

GRAVINA ISLAND, ALASKA -- The 3.2-mile-long partially paved "road to nowhere" meanders from a small international airport on Gravina Island, home to 50 people, ending in a cul-de-sac close to a beach. Crews are working to finish it. But no one knows when anyone will need to drive it.

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