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More ferries for less ridership

...By comparison, a ferry ticket ranges from about $30 to about $90 for longer trips. According to Alaska Department of Transportation numbers, the marine highway gives the Southeast Alaska region the state's highest maintenance and operation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
A camera that doesn't record

This week, the Juneau Police Department called the state of Alaska Department of Transportation, requesting footage from a traffic camera at the intersection of Egan Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road. The footage, in theory...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/camera-doesnt-record
Local
New Anchorage surveys to look at commuting habits

...been conducted since 2002. The survey, jointly sponsored by the Municipality of Anchorage and the Alaska Department of Transportation, involves sending postcard invitations about the travel diaries to households in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/new-anchorage-surveys-look-commuting-ha
State
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...announced it would close the North Pole refinery June 1.Frank Ganley, a construction engineer for the state Department of Transportation, estimates the Northern Region will use 25,000 tons of asphalt oil this year. The asphalt oil increase...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly unanimously endorsed the project. Proponents have also met with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/group-seeks-restore-crippled-creek
State
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...by U.S. airlines in the 12-month period ending in June, according to an Associated Press analysis of Department of Transportation reports. That means, 41 flights a day, on average, make unscheduled landings at other airports.The government...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/its-no-longer-safe-recline-your-airplan
State
James Louis Devon

...home on St. Ann's Avenue. He was employed by the federal agency Bureau of Public Roads, now known as the Department of Transportation, until his retirement in 1981.Through his 60s James was involved in the Search and Rescue Organization...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172350910
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...Juneau Access Project, colloquially referred to as "the Road." The Road was recently included in the Alaska Department of Transportation's 20-year plan for Southeast Alaska and is slated to cost about $523 million.Kito said he's worried...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local
State closer on Alaska Class Ferry deal

The Alaska Class Ferry project could move another step closer to completion by mid-August.The Alaska Department of Transportation has been in talks with Vigor Alaska for the past year on the details of building the two Alaska Class Ferry...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/state-closer-alaska-class-ferry-deal
Local
DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...This article has been updated to correct the full anticipated cost of the Juneau Access Project.The Alaska Department of Transportation hopes to save money by spending money - $602 million on highway projects, including the Juneau Access Project...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/dot-plans-finish-road-2020
Local

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