Glacier Highway exit to remain open at Brotherhood Bridge

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has delayed the intersection closure of Old Glacier Highway near the Brotherhood Bridge Replacement Project...
Water levels drop enough for repairs to Dalton Highway

FAIRBANKS - Flood waters have receded enough for repairs on a rugged highway, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said.The repairs will re-establish a lifeline to Prudhoe Bay and the North Slope, the department said...
Flooding closes Dalton Highway again

...little more than a month ago prompted Gov. Bill Walker to issue a disaster declaration.KTUU-TV reports the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities issued a news release saying the flooding has washed out parts of the road that connects...
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...long it leaked before it was discovered or discuss the rate at which oil escaped.Federal regulators from the Department of Transportation, which oversees oil pipeline safety, investigated the leak's cause, the pipe's condition and the potential...
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Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal operations, but budget documents show more than half of the JSD draft budget is funded by the state.Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said it's not yet clear what will happen to Alaska Marine...
Empire Editorial: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...road closures to gripe and curse about. In Southeast, we have changes to the ferry schedule.The Alaska Department of Transportation announced this week that the ferry Taku will be out of commission from July until August for maintenance before...
Letter: Preach motorcycle safety this month

...the road, putting riders at greater risk of death and serious injury in a crash. In fact, according to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 30 times more likely than...
AMHS ferry Taku beached for the summer

...Ticket reservations for the Taku are worth about $400,000, but a portion of that will be recovered, said Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow."The lost revenue of the Taku running won't be known until we've called every...
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ADOT&PF launches 511 traveler information app

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities recently announced upgrades to the...location or have a passenger access the service.The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 249 airports, 11 ferries...
DOT shifts money designated for Anchorage bike upgrades

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Transportation has shifted more than $1 million designated...AMATS added another $1.3 million.The Department of Transportation was supposed to obligate the extra money by...
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