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Roundabout should work

...Some of my neighbors on the south end of Douglas Island have made complaints in the Empire about the design of the Douglas Island bridge roundabout scheduled for opening on July 4. Their complaints may prove valid, but I don't think so. The little...
Coast Guard rescues intoxicated boaters

...Coast Guard cutter crew responded to the site after a local resident reported seeing people in the water near the Douglas Island bridge shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday. Coast Guard officials say the boaters were warned about the dangers of being...
Elementary school club takes to fishing: hook, line and sinker

The rain fell in sideways sheets. Whitecaps rolled down Gastineau Channel near the base of the Douglas Island bridge. It was a typical Southeast Alaska day. But members of Dirk Miller's Gastineau Elementary fishing club stood fast on the water's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The bridge crossing is four miles from the present Douglas Island bridge. The bridge crossing will provide an alternate...Island, and will ease the congestion on the present Douglas Island bridge during rush hours. We need a second crossing between...
City cuts off snow-dumping site

...The dump closure has no effect on the city's snow removal program because their crews dump snow under the Douglas Island bridge before pushing it into the channel. Superintendent of Streets Mike Scott said deciding where to put snow is a...
Voters consider $315 million for transportation

...roundabout at the Glacier Highway and Back Loop Road intersection that's similar to the one at the west end of the Douglas Island Bridge, said Roger Wetherell, spokesman for the Department of Transportation. If the voters approve, the project will...
Pub pizza comforts a weary traveller

...avoid the blaring music and crowded venues often found in downtown Juneau. Within five minutes of crossing the Douglas Island bridge, I arrived at the Island Pub, rain-soaked and ready to eat. It was the perfect spot for a solitary meal...


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