The State is looking into western Alaska road access. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking proposals for a feasibility study of routes to connect the interior highway system with bush communities to the west. DOT Northern Region chief of planning Jerry Rafson
Raphson says no specific development project is driving the effort.
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
UPDATE 06/11/2008: Corrected spelling of Jerry Rafson’s name. Thanks MPB!