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State closer on Alaska Class Ferry deal

...the process moves forward as planned.DOT issued a request for a proposal to Vigor Alaska on Monday, according to DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow.The requests for proposals are being issued through the construction manager/general contractor...
Skagway ferry terminal repairs complete

...the structure may have been turned on without being checked for leaks."There was a waterline that did break," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. "But how that led to flooding one compartment or multiple compartments and eventually to the...
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Skagway ferry dock floating again

...through May 9 at the earliest.The exact date ferry service will resume depends on the extent of repairs necessary, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.There have been a number of rumors surrounding what might have caused the dock to sink, but...
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MV LeConte sailings canceled through Wednesday

...experienced the failure last week and has since been dry docked in Ketchikan where it has been undergoing repairs, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. According to the Alaska Marine Highway schedule, the canceled trips to and from Juneau are Tuesday's...
DOT: Auke Lake Wayside was not guaranteed funding

...the Alaska Department of Transportation's Statewide Transportation Improvement Program was not guaranteed funding, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. Auke Lake Wayside had been on the DOT's to-do list for several years but had been designated...
Local band competes in ferry system song contest

...must submit music videos featuring the song, which the ferry system will use to amp up its social media presence, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."We thought of it as a low-budget way to provide a little spark for (the Alaska Marine Highway's...
New bridge will incorporate historic Native medallions

...railing, and we provided those to members of the local cultural community and asked for their input," Gendron said.DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the department is "still consulting with the ANB, Douglas Indian Association, CBJ, (the State...
DOT installing 'avalanche cams' on Thane Road

...of two slide sites, Clough said. One camera's feed will be available for public viewing on, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. Along with a live video feed, the temperature, dew point and humidity of the location will...
Alaska Digest

...inspected Friday by vessel technicians and determined safe to continue with its regularly scheduled trips, according to DOT spokesman John Manly. Coast Guard search for floatplane continues SITKA - There has been no trace of a missing floatplane as...
More trouble for fast ferry

...away a passenger gangway at the Skagway ferry terminal on Thursday, leaving it sitting on the beach, according to DOT spokesman John Manly. The Fairweather still is under warranty by Derecktor Shipyards, the Bridgeport, Conn., company that...


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