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Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...Gov. Sean Parnell's suggested budget.Of the projects included in Walker's list, most belong to the Department of Transportation, but the decades-old Juneau Road project, which would connect Juneau indirectly to Alaska's road system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/juneau-road-not-priority-senate-majorit
Local
State raises ferry rates starting Jan. 1

The Alaska Marine Highway System will raise most fares by 4.5 percent starting May 1, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced Thursday afternoon.Tickets booked after Jan. 1 for travel after May 1 will reflect the new rates...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...Yost, a deputy commissioner with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, said the department...talking relationship between Alaska, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Canadian officials," she said.The project...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Shipyard starts work on two new ferries

...of two new Alaska Class Ferries.The state Department of Transportation conducted a Laying of the Keels ceremony at...said Jeremy Woodrow, spokesman for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. "These will be the first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/shipyard-starts-work-two-new-ferries
State
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...Defense. As part of the Homeland Security Act, authority over the U.S. Coast Guard was transferred from the Department of Transportation to the Department of Homeland Security.Twelve years on, we can safely say that this move has been a mistake...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
State requests permit to build road

...months for these permits to process," Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. "Applying...to make a decision, so it is common for the Department of Transportation to submit an application before other steps...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

Go to the Alaska Department of Transportation's website, and you'll find a timeline for the Juneau...restless in Southeast's isolated communities - and that Department of Transportation headquarters are located in Juneau, giving the city...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...of Environmental Conservation's Larry Hartig; the Department of Public Safety's Gary Folger; and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Patrick Kemp. Hanley, Hartig and Kemp are all listed as "acting" commissioners...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/walker-asks-200-employees-resignations
Local
Crashing through the snow

...much as 11.5 inches of powder. There's been light snowfall on Monday and Tuesday as well.The Alaska Department of Transportation also has advice for winter driving, as well as a list of cold weather equipment to keep in your car. Visit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/crashing-through-snow
Local
Tustumena revamp now available for review

...The concept design for the ferry that will replace the M/V Tustumena is now available online, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.The design includes profile and deck drawings and details vessel characteristics such as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/tustumena-revamp-now-available-review
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