Building The Tanana Road

Sep 2, 2016

The Tanana road officially opened by the state this week, creates new access to the Yukon River near the village, but as KUAC’s Robyne reports, the 14 million dollar transportation corridor was carved into the wilderness, and is far from a highway.

Road engineers drive through a section of the new road to Tanana that closed down construction during forest fires in 2015.
Credit Robyne / KUAC

​A culvert designed for fish to pass under the road.
Credit Robyne / KUAC