Juneau road construction roundup

...Bridge, are soon to follow, according to DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow.After 18 months...this year," Woodrow said.Though the DOT won't know for sure whether the project...Woodrow said.The only other project the DOT is still working on is the resurfacing of...
Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

...getting some nice sunny days mixed in, but there have also been some very wet, windy, and noticeably cooler days starting to dot the calendar. As runners (or any outdoors loving person), this is an easy time of the year to begin to dial things back and...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...throughout the state. Any sign placed too close to roads are subject to DOT removal, including signs attached to vehicles."We don't have enough staff to enforce all violations," DOT spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said in an email. "We focus on the instances...
Alaska raises concerns over possible mine activity in Canada British Columbia is so pocked that Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott says it looks like it has the measles. It's the cluster of dots in northwest British Columbia - including a prospect billed as one of the largest undeveloped gold projects in the world - that...
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas Angoon, then Sitka, before heading back to Juneau. The DOT ferry Fairweather's scheduled sailing Thursday from to Whittier...Affected passengers were contacted by AMHS staff, according to DOT. Updates can also be found at or by...
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DOT wants public comment on ferry schedule

...spring seasons.The draft schedule can be found online at will accept written comments until July 21, via email at and by fax at 907-586-8365...
M/V Columbia breaks down in Bellingham, travel delayed

...until maintenance is able to fix the crack in its bellows, which rendered the ship unable to move after it pulled into port, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.The problem with the bellows was discovered a little more than a week ago, Woodrow said, but...
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...release of the 2015-2016 winter schedule," according to a DOT statement. The schedule is now expected to be released some time next week.Service notices also may be found at or passengers...
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In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...airport, which is owned by the state and maintained by the Alaska DOT, Cold Bay is also the headquarters of the Izembek National Wildlife...screwing around with the buried World War II munitions that still dot the landscape. He remembers playing on actual World War II-era...
Ferry system launches a new website the case with many new websites, Woodrow warned that there may be glitches at first, and he said anyone who encounters such problems should email the site's webmaster. The website can be found at


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