This may be the most well-known bridge to have never been built. The idea was to replace the ferry connecting Ketchikan with Gravina Island, where the Ketchikan Airport is. The project wasn’t going to be cheap, though: $398 million was the projected cost, and the project encountered steep opposition in the United States Congress in 2005. Senator Ted Stevens and Sarah Palin (then a candidate for governor) were strong supporters of the bridge, but it was criticized as being an example of "pork barrel spending," and plans to build it never moved forward.

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Latitude: 55.346523
Longitude: -131.684241
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