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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting

...designing roads through avalanche zones. There are 60 common avalanche areas that affect state highways and roads, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."The Seward Highway, one of the state's busiest highways, has multiple avalanche paths that...
'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...
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...
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...
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...


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