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Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...the "extremely steep topography adjacent to Lynn Canal." Our 10,000-plus heavy equipment operators and other union construction workers have tackled numerous challenging road projects in Alaska, Washington and around the world. I can assure Ms. McVey...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-road-should-move-forward-witho
Letters
Access denied

...doorways, but said automatic door openers are only installed if construction limitations prevent compliance with these clearances.As...installation of curb ramps are required at intersections where road construction and maintenance alterations have been done since 1992. Nance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/access-denied
Local
Alaska Editorial: Gamble's request from UA campuses points toward new policy

...could arise.For example, what about contractors working on campus? The University of Alaska Fairbanks will have some construction going on next year. Will employees of the private companies doing that work have to leave their cigarettes and tins of chewing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/alaska-editorial-gambles-request-ua-c
Opinion
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...Katzehin River delta. From there, day ferries would travel the canal, taking cars to Haines and Skagway. The projected construction cost is $574 million.People who spoke against option 2B shared concerns about the road's cost and safety, as well as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
Two Juneau artists accepted in Anchorage Museum's 'All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition'

...organizers weren't sure if that would happen this year due to the closure of the Alaska State Museum, currently under construction. Stay tuned for more details.This year's $1,000 Juror's Choice Award went to Anchorage artist Cody Swanson for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/two-juneau-artists-accepted-anchorage-mus
Art
My Turn: Koch Brothers have a history of hurting Alaska

...percent in the Interior, driving up road construction prices. Since the state pays for roads...Alaskans, higher asphalt and road construction costs, drinking water pollution...raising property taxes, raising road construction prices and trying to leave Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-13/my-turn-koch-brothers-have-history-hu
Opinion
Letter to the Editor: Where's the truth?

...Anchorage, Mark Begich and the Assembly closed a $33 million inherited budget deficit while improving city roads and "spurring construction of the Dena'ina Civic Center" (ADN, Sept. 11, 2014). He balanced the city's budget, enabling S&P to upgrade...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-12/letter-editor-wheres-truth
Letters
Candidates on good behavior at debate

...concerns. He said the Alaska Marine Highway System can be improved and become more efficient without building The Road, whose construction will cost more than half a billion dollars."We are facing severe budget problems (in the state)," he said. "I don't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/candidates-good-behavior-debate
Local
Sitka project opens new vistas

...the co-project manager and former construction trades teacher, doesn't think so...space to build a boat, and a wood construction area large enough to allow a small...pictures you can understand what the construction workers are going through."Hughey...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/sitka-project-opens-new-vistas
State
My Turn: If we build it, almost no one will come

...252 million. Now the anticipated construction cost has skyrocketed to $574 million...convincing lawmakers to fund this mega-construction project. DOT's new traffic analysis...and state taxpayer dollars to fund construction of a highway predominantly for the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-03/my-turn-if-we-build-it-almost-no-one-
Opinion

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