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State requests permit to build road

...permit, in whole or in part, that's when the project can move forward, Woodrow said.If FHWA selects a different route, DOT would have to start over with the process, which could take several months."If we waited it would take many years to get...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...in the forecast and validating that the model "supports reliable forecasts and output indicators."The guide also advises DOTs to consider peer reviews because "substantive and procedural benefits" are gained "from leveraging outside expert opinion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-how-adot-ignored-best-practic
Opinion
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting

...to reach the proposed road. According to DOT estimates, avalanche mitigation methods...Juneau has an unmitigated AHI of 21.If DOT adds the avalanche prevention and control...highway is a mitigated AHI of 30 or less.DOT is no stranger to designing roads through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dot-fight-avalanches-road-blasting
Local
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...provide transportation to the facility, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. The Katzehin...there," Woodrow said.In its EIS, the DOT claims that access to a vehicle isn't...the three Lynn Canal cities, according to DOT figures approximately 22,100 - or nearly...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dot-accommodating-walk-ons-unnecessary
Local
Tustumena revamp now available for review

...and passenger amenities, according to a DOT news release. The report also includes...operating costs. It can be viewed online at dot.state.ak.us/amhs/tusty_replace...transporting 250 passengers and 52 vehicles. The DOT report estimates it will cost between...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/tustumena-revamp-now-available-review
State | Local
DNR chief wants property rights protected in park

...was affected until they saw the plan's maps.The advisory board recommended that the planning department delete all "red dots" that identify potential park access points on private land in Chugiak and Eagle River.Senior planner Thede Tobish said the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/dnr-chief-wants-property-rights-protect
State
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...today."Music is a great common ground for students," Shaeffer said. "They aren't always going to dial in and connect the dots, but it can make a difference with a reluctant learner or struggling student."He received an artist grant from the Rasmuson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/fairbanks-teacher-blends-genres-play
State
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...believe we just saw that.""You mean that you just saw that," I said. "I feel like this is one of those pictures full of dots with hidden pictures inside them. I can't believe I missed all those wolves.""You saw one," he said. "And they were...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/semi-southeast-adventure-paddling-ni
Outdoors
SB 21 is oil indsutry entitlement spending

"Follow the money, connect the dots" and "they who have the gold, rule".Those two "rules" have been around for thousands of years. They also apply to SB 21...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-24/sb-21-oil-indsutry-entitlement-spendi
Opinion | AK legislature
DOT releases SE Transportation Plan, available for public review

...document may be found online at http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/satp...comments. Feedback may be submitted online to dot.satp@alaska.gov.The department...later date and will be posted online at dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/satp...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-24/dot-releases-se-transportation-plan-ava
Local

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