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DOT to survey Douglas eagle nests by helicopter

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced that it will survey bald eagle nests in the Juneau area on Tuesday.Between 10 a.m. and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/dot-survey-douglas-eagle-nests-helicopt
Local
National Bike to School Day kicks off May 6

JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Safe Routes to School program invites schools statewide to participate in this year's National Bike to School...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/national-bike-school-day-kicks-may-6
Outdoors
Brotherhood Bridge work causes delays

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities reports that steel work on the Brotherhood Bridge will cause delays this week.Contractors are expected...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-28/brotherhood-bridge-work-causes-delays
Local
Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 13, 2015

...melt. On the North Slope, the Dalton Highway was reopened to limited traffic after heroic effort by the Alaska Department of Transportation and contractors dealing with almost three feet of ice and water flooding from the Sagavanirktok River...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-13/thumbs-thumbs-down-april-13-2015
Opinion
Nasty weather brings record rainfall to Southeast

Stormy weather across the state has brought a wet start to April in Juneau, including a couple of rainfall records and even a dash of snow.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-13/nasty-weather-brings-record-rainfall-so
Local
Engineer's Cutoff Road reopens for season

Engineer's Cutoff Road reopened Tuesday after the winter season, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has announced. Additionally, SECON Construction will begin work on the Fritz Cove Rehabilitation project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-01/engineers-cutoff-road-reopens-season
Local
Walker declares state disaster for Dalton Highway flooding

...verbally issued Tuesday. The declaration activates state assistance for those affected by flooding damage.Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said the highway remains closed in a 35-mile section between mileposts 378 and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/walker-declares-state-disaster-dalton-h
State
More flooding forces closure of Dalton Highway again

...created low visibility and prevented crews from keeping up with the overflow on the road and snow drifts, Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said. A 35-mile section between mileposts 378 and 413 was closed.Trucks use...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/more-flooding-forces-closure-dalton-hig
State
DOT shifts money designated for Anchorage bike upgrades

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Transportation has shifted more than $1 million designated in 2012 for design of Anchorage bicycle infrastructure to other projects, and bike advocates say it's a setback for improving safety in Alaska's largest city.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-26/dot-shifts-money-designated-anchorage-b
State | AK legislature
DOT shifts money designated for Anchorage bike upgrades

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Transportation has shifted more than $1 million designated in 2012 for design of Anchorage bicycle infrastructure to other projects and bike advocates say it's a setback for improving safety in Alaska's largest city.More than 125 people in 2012 wrote to Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation Solutions, the federally funded group responsible for transportation projects in the city, to advocate for bike project design money.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/dot-shifts-money-designated-anchorage-b
State

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