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DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...additions.Focusing on building the Road will cut costs for the system as a whole, Southeast Region planning chief Andy Hughes said in his presentation. Although expenses for Southeast's roads will be 24 percent higher if the plan is carried...
My Turn: The Katzehin ferries - design by politics

...And that may be because an engineer was on the stage and the momentum pushing these is all politics. To be fair to Andy Hughes, DOT's planning chief for Southeast Alaska, he prefaced his presentation by saying the meeting wasn't intended...
More ferries for less ridership

...region the state's highest maintenance and operation cost.That's just not good math, according to the DOT and Andy Hughes, the department's planning chief for the Southeast Region. He spoke at the Southeast Conference meeting on Wednesday...
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Transportation plan calls for expansion

...scoping process and presented (during) our public meetings," Department of Transportation Regional Planning Chief Andy Hughes wrote in a public letter to Alaskans about the plan. "It explains the actions that should be taken to ensure we have...
Feds give nod to road out of capital

...comments on Juneau and Sitka access studies can be submitted by e-mail to the Alaska Department of Transportation at andy_hughes@ The Federal Highway Administration has signed off on a draft environmental study that could...
ADOT shares transportation plan with city

...options, including cutbacks in ferry service, while funding for all modes of statewide transportation also is dimming.Andy Hughes, ADOT's Southeast Planning Director, and Jeff Ottesen, statewide program development director, reviewed the scoping...
Area transportation plan focuses on ferries

...match the realities of new funding limitations."Federal aid appears to be on the decline," said regional planner Andy Hughes.At the same time, the state faces rising costs for fuel, labor - all of the components of what it takes to move...
Transport plan draft released

...version. DOT Regional Planning Chief Andy Hughes said the state will hold public...submitted to DOT in writing to Andy Hughes at Alaska Department of Transportation...they may be sent by e-mail to Web links...
Juneau projects included in new transportation plan

...residents to the federal government."Alaska has been relying on federal aid to maintain its state highway system," said Andy Hughes, Southeast transportation planner with the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities.Recognition of limited...
Meetings focus on northern SE access

...transportation improvement alternatives and solicit comments from the public. "We're starting from square one," Andy Hughes said of the Sitka Access study. Hughes is regional planning chief for the Department of Transportation. "We're...


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