Rooney: Evergreen project may still have chance
The renovation of Evergreen Road may not be a dead issue just yet.
Borough Manager Tim Rooney informed the Assembly at last week’s regular meeting that the project still has a “50-50” chance of being completed if other projects on the Alaska Statewide Transportation Improvement Program list are found not to be shovel-ready.
Rooney also pointed out how a letter-writing campaign by Wrangellites might have made the difference.
“We submitted letters to the Department of Transportation regarding Evergreen (and) voicing our displeasure regarding the pull-out of the funding,” Rooney said...