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A camera that doesn't record

...four-car pile-up with injuries.The DOT politely turned the police down. That's...them, 'We don't have any tapes,'" DOT Regional Traffic and Safety Engineer David...is a live feed that streams back to the DOT offices, the cameras do not take pictures...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/camera-doesnt-record
Local
More ferries for less ridership

...operation cost.That's just not good math, according to the DOT and Andy Hughes, the department's planning chief for the Southeast...draft Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan online at http://dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/satp/assets/SATP_2014...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
Erling August Skaflestad

...to develop the infrastructure of the state of Alaska, putting in airports, docks, roads and water systems. He worked for DOT, BIA, US Public Health Service and the City of Hoonah. Erling and Bonnie had several businesses including: land rentals...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172481923
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...higher expense of $3.75 million.Asphalt oil accounts for about 6 percent of the final product laid on the road surface. DOT road construction contracts include a price adjustment clause that requires contractors to share in up to 7.5 percent of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...percent. Overall costs for the region's DOT infrastructure, which also includes air...Skagway, is set for completion in 2020. DOT estimates the highway will cost about...will be either replaced or eliminated, DOT transportation planner Verne Skagerberg...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/dot-plans-finish-road-2020
Local
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
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

...Secretary Anthony Foxx in person when Foxx visited Alaska in early August. He said Foxx invited borough officials to meet with DOT leadership in Washington, D.C., in the coming weeks to negotiate a settlement.Of the $12.3 million the borough spent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/mat-su-officials-meet-feds-over-ferry-b
State
School wake up call

...have to drag them out of bed and rush them off to school. So on the one day they can sleep in, they get up at 7:00 on the dot. It never fails. I even tried to break this insidious pattern by keeping them up until 11:30 last Friday night, to no avail...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-07/school-wake-call
Neighbors
Public Libraries' Summer Reading Program book review Week 5 winners

...ice cream cone coupon from Coppa.She read "Pink Me Up" by Charise Mericle Harper. She wrote, "One fascinating part of the this book is when the rabbit says 'Maybe a fairy princess?' and the pink dots on Mamas ears that were pizza."

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/public-libraries-summer-reading-pro
Neighbors
Weigh in on DOT's 20-year plan for Southeast

...released last month and can be found online at dot.alaska.gov/sereg/projects/satp.The DOT is encouraging residents to turn out at one...Written comments will also be accepted by email at dot.satp@alaska.gov, by fax at 907-465-2016...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/weigh-dots-20-year-plan-southeast
Local

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