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Letter to the Editor

Poor DOT work

To the editor: Seeing the story about the McGrath Road project and the discoveries the engineers have found makes me wonder where exactly did they get their degrees? Must be some place where permafrost or black spruce forests do not exist. But then I remember how years ago they redid Chena Hot Springs Road near Bennett Road. Remember that, DOT? The road was dug up so deep it began to look like a new grand canyon. But then DOT filled it all in, paved and got paid. But, oh, dear, look at that section now. They missed a huge β€” and I mean huge β€” section of permafrost by not going deep enough. If they are having issues with McGrath, what is going to happen when they start on the Chena Hot Springs Road project? Maybe they should go back to school before tackling this project.


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