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Seawalk, whale statue bid busts

...Manager Kim Kiefer. "The options here are cutting pieces out or adding money to it."Rorie Watt, the city's director of engineering, said that one or the other - or both - will likely have to happen. It's still too early to say how exactly...
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon

Perhaps nobody knows the bronze whale and its habitat like Rorie Watt, Director of Engineering for the City and Borough of Juneau. As the subject of many recent discussions - some rather contentious - the Juneau Chamber invited...
1st self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels

...than tests and demonstrations, the company says.The industry is watching the developments, said Ted Scott, director of engineering for American Trucking Associations, which represents trucking companies.He questioned what the economic benefit...
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CBJ engineering chief to talk Seawalk

Rorie Watt, the City and Borough of Juneau's director of engineering, will be the speaker at this week's Juneau Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.Watt will discuss the progress of the Juneau Seawalk...
Juneau transportation heads for transformation

...certain routes were necessary to meet those goals.Downtown parking will also see changes according to the City's Director of Engineering Rorie Watt. He said Tetra Tech, the same consulting firm that worked on the Downtown Transit Center project...
Concerns about water quality surface at AJ Mine subcommittee meeting Wednesday

...which contains the AJ Mine - produces two-thirds of the city's drinking water, said Rorie Watt, the city's director of engineering. Salmon Creek provides the remainder, he said, but there are times during the year where its water quality...
KPC cleanup nearly complete

...Department of Environmental Conservation to clean up about 25 sites, said Ken Vaughan, the Forest Service's deputy director of engineering. The contamination "boils down to petroleum and broken batteries. It's mostly diesel spills, spills of oil...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...since the 1970s. John Ellwood, vice president of engineering and operations for Foothills, and Brian Blair, director of engineering for parent company TransCanada PipeLines Limited, were preaching to the converted. Alaska legislators are split...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Wire Street and Greenwood Avenue in the past, could be addressed through the purchase of the land. Joe Buck, director of engineering for the city, said improvements to the nearly half-acre parcel to aid drainage could reduce street maintenance...
Proposition seeks to upgrade schools with code violations

...out a way to get a bargain," Chance said. "There is such a thing as value." Rorie Watt, Juneau's deputy director of engineering, said the city's charter does not allow direct negotiation with contractors. It's a sealed bid process...


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