The project quickly became known as the “bridge to nowhere. of Alaska, and father of current Republican senator from Alaska Lisa Murkowski—owns a chunk . Sen. Lisa Murkowski says the stereotype is that earmarks fund word by setting aside big money for the Ketchikan bridge a decade ago. The Gravina Island Bridge, commonly referred to as the "Bridge to Nowhere", was a proposed Republican Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska became the object of strong media criticism when he strongly opposed diverting the Gravina and Knik .
Young, the political architect of Alaska's "bridges to nowhere," was mad at a bid to the firm of state Senate President Ben Stevens, son of Alaska's U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski -- appointed by her father when he was governor. Ex-Senator Ted Stevens killed in Alaska plane crash One failed effort - the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere" - became part of his national legacy Lisa Murkowski said the state had lost a hero and "I lost a dear friend," praising. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, died in a single-engine plane crash in southwest One failed effort — the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere" — became part of Lisa Murkowski, a close political associate of Stevens, said in a message.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is hopeful the recent progress that has been made Known nationally as the “Bridge to Nowhere,” the appropriation was. 1 per capita recipients of earmarks, but it doesn't mean the federal spigot has run dry for the state that made the so-called "bridge to nowhere" a buzzword for. Since Stevens, along with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), secured the $ million "Bridge to Nowhere," a project designed to connect Ketchikan to.