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Department proposes overhaul of Dalton Highway

...mile stretch of the roadway, which connects the Elliott Highway to Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope. A department engineering manager, Sarah Schacher, called that area the most hazardous part of the 414-mile Dalton Highway due to the mountainous...
Douglas Bridge to keep bike lanes - for now

...reversible center lane to ease the congestion during peak traffic times in the morning and evening, according to DOT engineering manager Pete Bednarowicz. It also would add a second left turn lane onto the bridge from Egan Drive and widen sidewalks...
Roundabout, if not motorists, ready by July 4

...July 4, if construction goes as planned, said a Department of Transportation and Public Facilities official. Engineering manager Pete Bednarowicz said the roundabout should be open soon, though construction on the sidewalks and portions on...
Village on the verge of losing electricity a portion of the $149,700 bill and agree to a payment plan, said Mark Teitzel, AVEC vice president and engineering manager. Mike Black, director of the state Division of Community Advocacy, said he is sending staff to Chevak next week...
State postpones bridge project all winter long," he said. "It's not in the best interest of the public." Pete Bednarowicz, DOT engineering manager, said whoever is awarded the contract will begin minor construction aspects of the project this year, but all...
Roundabout moves traffic - and opinions

...would see a lot of accidents, and we haven't heard of anything yet," she said. Department of Transportation engineering manager Pete Bednarowicz has been pleased with the positive responses. He was in charge of the design of the roundabout...
Fast-ferry dock slated for Auke Bay

...the vessel in Juneau and make runs to Lynn Canal five days a week and to Sitka two days a week. Kirk Miller, an engineering manager for the state Department of Transportation, said in order to establish a homeport facility at Auke Bay, the dock...
BP Exploration's GTL plant misses startup

...might encounter. BP now is hopeful the plant will produce its first barrel within a month. Steve Fortune, GTL engineering manager, said falling off schedule was to be expected. "It's been the normal things that you find on plant startup...
Three shipyards vie for fast ferry contract

...with a shipyard in Alabama, have submitted technical proposals for the project, said Philip Grasser, marine engineering manager of the Alaska Marine Highway System. The state will review the proposals to determine if the companies are qualified...
State-owned part of Haines dock collapses

...plans in the works for the last five years," Warner said. "It's supposed to be done." Bern Savikko, marine engineering manager for the ferry system, said repairs have been "on the books" but execution has been delayed. "We've been...


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