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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...aggressively seek grants to encourage investment in public transportation from the special program run by the federal department of transportation.The global economy's operating system is being rewritten with four trends: greater urbanization; challenges...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-model-alaskas-road-economic-g
Opinion
Juneau road construction roundup

...Hills Road - are coming to a close, too.Three of the five major street construction projects the Alaska Department of Transportation spent this summer working on in Juneau are already completed. The final two, one of which is Brotherhood...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-30/juneau-road-construction-roundup
Local
Thanks to Brotherhood Bridge builders

...Brotherhood Bridge nears completion, I want the thank the employees of Orion Marine, subcontractors and the Alaska Department of Transportation for their consideration of Juneau's drivers during the lengthy work of rebuilding the bridge.Despite jökulhlaups...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-30/thanks-brotherhood-bridge-builders
Neighbors
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...of time to allow someone to express their interest one way or another for different candidates."An Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman says they are sending letters to political camps throughout the state. Any...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/fairbanks-politicians-warned-violating-
State
Budget cuts show in ferry system's winter schedule

...time."Really, the significant one that is a primary ship is the Taku," explained ferry system and Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow. "The Taku has been scheduled for layup for the entire fiscal year."Thanks to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/budget-cuts-show-ferry-systems-winter-s
State
Amid heavy rainfall, Sitka officials suspend search for body

...were expected, he said."So it'll have a little time, hopefully, for the water to shed off," state Department of Transportation geologist Mitch McDonald said of the less intense rain that is expected.Cadaver dogs helped lead rescuers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-23/amid-heavy-rainfall-sitka-officials-sus
State | Local
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

...scheduled sailing Thursday was canceled due to high seas forecast for Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced.The Chenega was scheduled to sail from Juneau to Angoon, then Sitka, before heading back to Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/chenega-sailing-canceled-due-high-seas
State | Local
Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...information sent in is first, give to the appropriate land manager," Graziano said. "If it's state land, Department of Transportation land... the Kenai Refuge, Park Service land, whatever, we'll get to those land managers so they can...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/smartphone-app-identifies-invasive-weed
State
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...and again once it docked in Ketchikan.The Department of Transportation said it was recently discovered that a log...toll-free at (800) 642-0066.The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 249 airports...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/more-problems-plague-ferry-columbia
State | Local
Ferry Columbia docked again

...after temporary repairs were made. Then, another temporary repair was needed while on course to Ketchikan, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.He said the failed part is being inspected to determine if it can be fixed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/ferry-columbia-docked-again
State | Local

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