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New $350 million mining road link for Alaska planned

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 7, 2020
A new road is being planned in Alaska, which is expected to cost $350 million to build.
Brooks Range
Ambler Access Project   Brooks Range
Called the Ambler Access Project, the road would connect with a planned mining project. The plan calls for the route to be tolled, with mining firms paying to use the road link.

Topics: Road Alaska

The route stretches 340km into the Brooks Range of mountains. Ambler Mining is looking to exploit mineral deposits in the area.

Aerial surveys of the route will cost $1 million, with this being split equally between Ambler Mining and the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority.