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My Turn: Balancing the alternatives

...3 to Alternative 3A.Why was the east side selected?In 2000 when Governor Knowles announced Alternative 2, East Lynn Canal Highway to the Katzehin Terminal, the road went all the way to Skagway. FHWA determined that areas within the Skagway...
Letter: The road should move forward without delay

...region.We are anxious to get to work. Please use this link to tell DOT that preferred Alternative 2B - the East Lynn Canal Highway - should move forward without delay (
Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...not on a new road to a totally undeveloped final destination. The state's preferred alternative 2B, the East Lynn Canal Highway to Katzehin, is a blatant waste of money in start-up costs. Because of the extremely steep topography adjacent...
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...first priority listed under the plan's "Highway Recommendations" section. The route is being called the "East Lynn Canal Highway," and it received a $35-million infusion from the 2014 Legislature as part of the capital budget. "This...
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting

...Environmental Impact Statement. These sheds would be needed at three avalanche paths that intersect the proposed east Lynn Canal highway.The EIS throws around two figures when it comes to the number of avalanche paths on the east side of the canal...
Assembly backs off road resolution

...resolution supporting the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' preferred alternative to an east Lynn Canal highway and Katzehin terminal. Mayor Bruce Botelho and Assembly members Jeff Bush, Daniel Peterson, Stan Ridgeway and...
Ferry system, part 2

...service with the addition of supplemental roads as concluded earlier in the Southeast Transportation Plan. The East Lynn Canal Highway was selected as the preferred alternative, and the one accepted by the governor. In July 2000, a very frustrated...
My Turn: Good job, Juneau

...completed. I know it was difficult, but I congratulate the Juneau Assembly for adopting a resolution to support an East Lynn Canal highway link to Juneau. Alaskans want a road into their capital - a capital all Alaskans are justifiably proud of. The...
Cost of road access not excessive

...Juneau should be very worried about. That's why Juneau residents need to support Alternative 2 (Preferred) East Lynn Canal Highway with Katzehin Terminal and get this road built now. Rich Poor is a retired Alaska Department of Transportation...
Juneau access better with ferry alternative

...The gas for the 65-mile trip along the proposed East Lynn Canal Highway would be a lot cheaper than a ferry ticket. You're...improve the ferry schedules; alternative two is the East Lynn Canal Highway; alternative three, which is considered unfeasible...


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