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Empire Editorial: Ocean center shouldn't gobble 6-ton whale

...dollars apart. Whale Sculpture Committee members are confident that the next bid process will be more in line with city engineers' $11 million projected cost. If the bid again comes in high, committee members will look at cost reductions to...
Flipping Douglas Island

...Juneau, that's not going to happen," Duncan said.The city could keep its land or sell off parcels of it, said city engineer Steffert. He noted that the city currently does not have any plans to develop its land on West Douglas, aside from...
Dog electrocuted on sidewalk, dies

...She said she did not have any other information about the dog except that the police report indicated it was a pug.City Engineer Watt noted that a storm grate that takes in rainwater and snowmelt at that downtown intersection was not a factor in...
Aurora Harbor project awarded to Ore. company

...Company and Western Marine Construction Inc. All three companies bid higher than Northern's $9.6 million. The city engineer's estimate for the project was $9.2 million.The update has been in the works for about a year. About 100 vessels...
A payment plan for Willoughby District revamp?

...downtown revitalization goals, and also plays a role in preserving and enhancing Juneau's role as the capital city. City engineer Rorie Watt reached out to audience members to contribute ideas for parking solutions in the district. "The city was...
Let's set our sights on a sustainable solution

On Nov. 5, the City and Borough of Juneau's city engineer presented a proposal to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Council that named four sites under consideration for off-road vehicle...
A lasting tribute

...probably sometime early next year. Construction is expected to continue throughout December.Rory Watt, who is the city engineer but is involved in the project as a regular citizen, managed the permiting process for the project, and received...
New school's site work within budget

...Earthmovers of Sitka submitted bids that were a little higher than Glacier State but in the same range. That gave city engineers confidence that the work was estimated correctly at $4.6 million. High school planners will wait up to six months...
Easing foot traffic woes

...alternate route for large trucks and traffic, Kito said. Additionally, consultants will examine a plan forwarded by city engineer Rorie Watt, which suggests moving the Timberwolf, William and Anthony and Pioneer Jewelers buildings to create more...
Douglas construction inconveniences some locals

...Peterson, owner of Douglas Inn. "I saw some of the pipelines that were taken out. They were in bad, bad shape." City engineer Rorie Watt said Douglas' water and sewer pipelines were installed at least 50 years ago, before the city of Juneau...


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