The West Susitna Industrial Access Corridor


Basic Stats: West Susitna Industrial Access Corridor

Who?: AIDEA (Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority), the Mat Su Borough, NOVA Minerals (An Australian gold mining corporation).


What?: 100+ mile gravel industrial access corridor.


Where?: The industrial corridor begins at Port Mackenzie and ends at the Whiskey Bravo strip in the Eastern Alaska Range.


Price Tag: Current cost est. $450 million for a private industrial gravel road.


Public V Private: AIDEA has been inconsistent and misleading with public messaging. Currently, public access would only extend to the Susitna River.


AIDEA: AIDEA is a state-funded corporation with a long history of failed projects like Port Mackenzie, Healy Clean Coal, Anchorage Seafood Process Plant, and the Mustang Project.