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CH2M Hill selected as program manager for Anchorage port reconstruction

CH2M Hill has been selected by the Municipality of Anchorage to manage the design, engineering and reconstruction for the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion project, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan announced Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/ch2m-hill-selected-program-manager-anch
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Audit outlines Anchorage port expansion problems

ANCHORAGE - The federal agency that agreed to manage expansion of the Port of Anchorage did not provide effective oversight of the project whose costs have more than quadrupled, according to a U.S. Department of Transportation review.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-11/audit-outlines-anchorage-port-expansion
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Study finds Port of Anchorage design is flawed

...thousands of earthquakes," Nottingham told the Anchorage Daily News. Port MacKenzie, across Cook Inlet from the Anchorage port, used the same sheet pile design, he noted.An important element is that only the north end of the project was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-31/study-finds-port-anchorage-design-flawe
State
Audit says BP hired Alaskans for Northstar

...he said. Those modules, used for housing workers and processing oil and well fluids, rose like leviathans at the Anchorage port in the late 1990s. Building the structures, rising up to 10 stories tall, provided work for hundreds of workers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052202/sta_oilaudit.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...construction funding, would stretch nearly two miles across Knik Arm from the Point MacKenzie area to a spot near the Anchorage port. Current estimates have pegged the cost of construction between $400 and $600 million, although past estimates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031605/sta_20050316014.shtml
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Police identify body found near Anchorage port

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have identified the woman found dead near the Anchorage port Friday morning. Lucille D. Jacobs, 29, of Bethel, was found near the small boat launching area by construction workers at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031703/sta_body.shtml
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Cost woes plague Anchorage port expansion; scaled-down version proposed as alternative

ANCHORAGE - A controversial project to expand the Port of Anchorage and replace its old docks may be abandoned as its costs continue to escalate. At Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's request, the port has proposed a scaled-back version that would shore up old, corroded pilings and finish two new barge berths and one berth for ships. But the big cargo carriers that bring in most of the goods consumed by Alaskans would remain at the old dock, which the port says would fail in a major earthquake.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-15/cost-woes-plague-anchorage-port-expansi
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Gov. Sean Parnell ending 1st state-sponsored trip overseas that included stops in Europe, Israel

...extensive security, and by the nation's trauma care systems. Both, he said, could hold lessons for Alaska. The Anchorage Port accepts most of the state's cargo.The governor said he stressed the state's commitment to renewable energy while...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-11-15/gov-sean-parnell-ending-1st-state-spons
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Sheffield to retire as Anchorage's port director

ANCHORAGE - Former Alaska Gov. Bill Sheffield is retiring from his post as director of the Port of Anchorage, port officials announced Thursday.Sheffield, 83, sent a letter to Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan announcing his plans to retire Jan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-12-30/sheffield-retire-anchorages-port-direct
State
Juneau projects pepper capital budget

...Legislature is also looking to borrow $450 million in a bonding package, with the Senate's version mostly going to Anchorage port projects, but recently new Nome and Kotzebue port projects at $50 million each were included as well. That bond included...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-10/juneau-projects-pepper-capital-budget
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