Roads & Transport

An 83-mile transportation corridor runs from the mine site to a port site on Cook Inlet. The route was selected to minimize impact on wetlands, minimize stream crossings, and avoid area of known subsistence and recreational use.

 


Summary Information

Personnel flown to Iliamna Airport and driven to mine site
30-mile (north segment) and 35-mile (south segment) private roads
Spur roads connecting to the villages of Iliamna, Newhalen, and Kokhanok
Stream crossings designed to state of Alaska standards
Up to 39 round trips by truck each day (one by ferry)
Concentrate hauled in bulk containers with locking lids
Fuel hauled in 6,350-gallon sealed tank containers


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Ferry & Terminals

An 83-mile transportation corridor runs from the mine site to a port site on Cook Inlet. The route was selected to minimize impact on wetlands, minimize stream crossings, and avoid area of known subsistence and recreational use.

 

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