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New Topic #184878
11/22/05 09:04 AM
11/22/05 09:04 AM
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NYgal Offline OP
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Denny you start.... wink
SimonB next...

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Make it good laugh

Re: New Topic #184879
11/22/05 09:48 AM
11/22/05 09:48 AM
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I'll step on Denny's toes.

Let's talk bridges again. That's always fun! :p

Here in the US, we really know how to build bridges. Maybe we can supply a consultant or two to AC for their project, eh?

For example:

A proposed bridge to connect Ketchikan AK (pop. less than 8000 hardy souls) to Gravina Island is looking pretty promising. The project will replace a rather picaresque 7-minute ferry ride between Ketchikan and Gravina (where the local airport is actually located).

Costs are estimated in the US$315 million range.

Now, to be fair, there are nearly 13,000 residents in the county, trimming the project down to something in the range of only US$25,000.00 or so per person.

Anybody got a breakdown on the local project figures? laugh wink :p


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Re: New Topic #184880
11/22/05 10:01 AM
11/22/05 10:01 AM
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NYgal Offline OP
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wink :p

Re: New Topic #184881
11/22/05 10:09 AM
11/22/05 10:09 AM
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that's 2x for you NYG! laugh

Here's the first pic from SP's newest bridge. Now open for business

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Re: New Topic #184882
11/22/05 10:16 AM
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I thought it was supposed to be a new topic. frown

Re: New Topic #184883
11/22/05 11:02 AM
11/22/05 11:02 AM
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I wish NYG could answer (ooops that makes 2 for me too)


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Re: New Topic #184884
11/22/05 11:04 AM
11/22/05 11:04 AM
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Bellaire, Tx. and the World
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I have bridges in my mind... no, really, I do... however, they go nowhere. My thoughts get on the bridge at one side, and then they disappear in the fog before they ever get to the other end of the bridge. I often wonder where the toll collectors are.... where does the traffic go? Where the hell am I?

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Re: New Topic #184885
11/22/05 12:48 PM
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Re: New Topic #184886
11/22/05 06:39 PM
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Ahh, I needed a good laugh. Thanks! laugh


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