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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
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
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
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...the east side road-ferry promoted by DOT, would bring economic benefits to Juneau...benefits is worth less than half the money DOT says its project would cost to build, maintain...cost-benefit analysis in the 20 years since DOT began studying the proposed road. In contrast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/my-turn-road-makes-no-economic-sense
Local
Empire Editorial: Give us the whole road

...Empire has been reading and dissecting the DOT's draft supplemental environmental impact...will be sick of talking about it. When DOT comes back and asks Juneau if it's interested...shouldn't be surprised when the city tells DOT to jump off an Alaska-class ferry.There...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-26/empire-editorial-give-us-whole-road
Opinion
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...higher-value wetlands," said Gary Hogins, DOT's Juneau Access project manager, in an...disagree, which led to a lawsuit that required DOT go back and look at the no-build option...accidents and fatalities, according to DOT. The road also would provide easier access...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...residents to visit the state capital."DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the department...Road-related work since statehood. Some DOT employees have been with the department...Lynn Canal," Dennis said. Today, the DOT's preferred option is to go up the east...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...of Lynn Canal is needed because that is the plan that can get the most cars and drivers between Juneau and Skagway or Haines.DOT needs a plan that permits the most traffic because - according to its forecast - there is pent-up demand for travel to Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/traffic-forecasts-drive-road-debate
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

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