Elwood Brehmer

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Possibilities, Costs ‘Enormous’ for A2A Rail

Alaska railroad Railroad track by the Lower Trail Lake in the Chugach National Forest in Alaska. Canadian rail lines currently get as close to Alaska as Whitehorse in the Yukon. (Getty Images)

The backers of a new rail line to link Alaska to Canada and Lower 48 markets insist it would generate upward of $5 billion of freight revenue through the state.

Elwood Brehmer | Alaska Journal of Commerce
December 5, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Applications Filed for Major Cargo Projects at Anchorage Airport

Ted Stevens International Airport Getty Images

Nearly $600 million worth of cargo warehouse and transfer facility developments are proposed at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

Elwood Brehmer | Alaska Journal of Commerce
September 12, 2019
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Earthquake Damage Adds to Infrastructure Woes at Port of Alaska

Alaska The Port of Alaska (Mark Thiessen/Associated Press)

The primary users of Anchorage’s beleaguered port want city officials to delay the first major rehabilitation work at the port in years while port leaders continue to discover earthquake damage to critical infrastructure.

Elwood Brehmer | Alaska Journal of Commerce
July 18, 2019

After Failed Port Expansion, Anchorage Settles With Contractors for $12.6 Million

Port of Anchorage

Anchorage has settled out of court for $12.6 million with three subcontractors in the city’s failed port expansion project while a lawsuit against other players in the complex drama continues.

Elwood Brehmer | Alaska Journal of Commerce
October 31, 2016
Government, Fuel, Business

Alaska Fuel Tax Bill Moves With Trucking Industry Support

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Gov. Bill Walker’s bill to increase state fuel taxes has support from some industry groups it would directly affect, including the Alaska Trucking Association.

Elwood Brehmer | Alaska Journal of Commerce
February 25, 2016