Coalfields Expressway regains special status

Mar 29, 2008 Full story: Times-News Online

“The federal decision recognizes that Alpha and Pioneer can dramatically reduce road building costs by preparing the roadbed as coal is extracted.”

The federal government has reinstated the Coalfields Expressway to "Special Experimental Projects" status. via Times-News Online

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#1 Mar 30, 2008
So, have Alpha and Pioneer actually started mining coal along the route and actually preparing the roadbed? If so much progress has been made for the project to be jumpstarted, where is it? Or is the project still on the drawing board? What is the timeframe for construction and completion? Will it be in our lifetimes?

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