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Flipping Douglas Island

...which is sometimes limited by the shallow depth of the Gastineau Channel, the vertical clearance of the Juneau-Douglas bridge and the heavy water traffic during the summer months."We see tremendous opportunity in this node," Duncan said...
Power outage in downtown, Douglas

...which runs from Thane to downtown Juneau was down. The line also impacted parts of West Juneau just across the Douglas Bridge. AEL&P's Debbie Driscoll said engineers are working on identifying the cause and fixing it. She said updates...
My Turn: Juneau's folly over a field of flowers

...and scenic resources. Miles of shoreline vistas and diverse views abound - from driving out the road to crossing Douglas Bridge and looking down Gastineau Channel, and from the Mendenhall Glacier to scenic North Douglas. Juneau has incredible...
Santa's coming to town Friday, aboard a fire truck

...Glacier Avenue.At approximately 7:45 p.m., CCFR said Santa and the fire truck will be crossing over the Juneau-Douglas Bridge to meet the kids on the nice list in Douglas. The truck will travel up Cordova Street to Foster Avenue around the...
Photo: Morning fog

Morning traffic lights shine through the fog on the Douglas Bridge Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday.
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...intention of the City and Borough of Juneau to place the whale at the proposed "Bridge Park," at the base of the Juneau Douglas bridge, adjacent to Fish and Game offices, the Department of Labor and the Madsen hotel complex.This site, while on...
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...American entry into World War I delayed planning for this project, much as it canceled funding for the Juneau-Douglas Bridge. Not until 1921 was the first official survey of the Taku route performed.The completion of the Alaska Railroad...
What was first effort to build a road out of Juneau?

...Progress on the Atlin road was stalled by America's entry into World War I, an act that also derailed the Juneau-Douglas bridge. Funding for that bridge had been approved by Congress, but after America declared war that money was diverted to...
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...over the Skagway River Bridge in Skagway. More cars drive the Haines Highway past the Haines Airport. The Juneau-Douglas bridge sees about 9,500 cars per day.According to the draft environmental document created by the state, the Juneau...
My Turn: No road back

...bridge and highway. Consider that three of the bridges along the 50-mile route are each four times longer than the Douglas bridge. In fact, they would be the second, third, and fourth-longest bridges in the entire state. The cost estimates...


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