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Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...out proportionately, but "with every reduction there is a trickle-down effect."The reductions are dramatic."DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said there's no set list of service reductions yet because "we don't really know what those cuts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Walker still evaluating Road project

...responded.Putting the project on hold after completing the EIS would get "the department to a good pause point," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. If the EIS is completed, the state will not have to return any money to FHWA. The necessary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/walker-still-evaluating-road-project
State | AK legislature
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies

...about a year ago to join Luiken at the firm."When Luiken was brought back to the department, Hatter followed," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Hatter also served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, the release stated. He will start...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04/dot-commissioner-brings-back-two-deputi
State | AK legislature
New DOT commissioner is an old one

...Grace Jang said she also did not know why he resigned because it happened during the previous administration.The DOT spokesman said he did not know where Luiken would be based. Kemp was one of three commissioners who lived full-time in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-25/new-dot-commissioner-old-one
State | AK legislature
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...Transportation cleaned the debris by Wednesday afternoon. "If it went down onto Glacier, it's not noticeable now," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said at 4 p.m.Wind gusts accompanied the rain, but Alaska Electric Light and Power reported no...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/southeast-socked-soggy-storm-more-rain-
Local
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...So far, the project has been funded at $48 million in state general funds and $154 million in federal dollars, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Although "the whole status of that road and the road extension is still unknown," Meyer said...

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

...and charge a premium for express and high-demand routes.The full report has not yet been released to the public, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said, but it will be released after it is presented to the Alaska Legislature. The fare increase was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-19/state-raises-ferry-rates-starting-jan-1
State | Local
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...other highways in the state."None of the state's existing ferry terminals provide transportation to the facility, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. The Katzehin terminal wouldn't be any different. Of the three communities that would be served...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dot-accommodating-walk-ons-unnecessary
Local
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...costs each year would be $10 million. These are the figures after revenue from ferry fares are taken into account, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Several people spoke in support of option 1B, which keeps the existing mainline ferries in operation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...the perception that it is difficult and expensive for the majority of Alaska residents to visit the state capital."DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the department has done Juneau Road-related work since statehood. Some DOT employees have been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local

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