07/14/15 - 9:15pm
JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker’s administration is allowing work to progress on three large-scale infrastructure projects, but he has not yet given a final blessing.
Recent memos from Walker’s budget director, Pat Pitney, outlined allowable work on the Knik Arm Bridge, a road from Juneau and the Susitna-Watana dam. The work is to be completed with existing funding for the projects.
In December, Walker halted new, unobligated spending on those and several other major projects pending further review, citing a fall in oil prices that contributed to large state budget deficits.