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Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...forward," Woodrow said DOT doesn't expect the project going unfunded in the FY 2016 budget to set it back. Army Corps of Engineers permitting is moving forward, and the department has past Road allocations from the state and federal government to work...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/juneau-road-not-priority-senate-majorit
Local
Empire Editorial: Road Without End

...musty hard drive and put into the index of a fresh environmental assessment spurred by the drive and dreams of young, fresh engineers eager to sketch a mark across Alaska's landscape.If the Road is not funded this year, proponents and opponents will simply...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-19/empire-editorial-road-without-end
Opinion
State requests permit to build road

...Project has ended. The US Army Corps of Engineers released a Public Notice of Application...nine months to a year for the Corps of Engineers to make a decision, so it is common...selects Alternative 2B and the Corps of Engineers accepts the permit, in whole or in part...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
Anchorage adds firm to defendants in port lawsuit

...it's suing.The others are the construction manager, Integrated Concepts and Research Corp., the port designer, PND Engineers Inc., and CH2M Hill Alaska Inc., the company that acquired Veco Alaska Inc. in 2007.The municipality claims the companies...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/anchorage-adds-firm-defendants-port-law
State
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...Overall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to have $410 million worth of...case anymore. Tew said the Corps of Engineers has $144 million worth of military construction...gate, said Al Lucht, with the Corps of Engineers' 673rd Civil Engineer Group.Of $300...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/dod-spending-down-corps-finds-other-wor
State
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...Impact Statement was completed in 2006, engineers have taken numerous steps to decrease...following a 2008 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting process reduced the amount...sufficient to reduce harm," he said. State engineers also don't expect increased ferry traffic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...married to his wife of more than 30 years, Martha.Leray was a proud WWII veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, traveling to China, Burma and India during campaigns in those countries.After retiring, he found joy in traveling the...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-11-30/death-notice-leray-francis-clem
Death Notices
Anchorage adds firm to defendants in port lawsuit

...GeoEngineers Inc. to the lawsuit that includes Integrated Concepts and Research Corp., the project construction manager, PND Engineers Inc., the port designer; and CH2M Hill Alaska Inc.The municipality claims the four companies failed to properly design...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-13/anchorage-adds-firm-defendants-port-law
State
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...didn't go anywhere - the federal railroad engineers looked at Cordova and Seward for the...It never went very far, but state engineers did enough work to double-check that...stages of the Juneau Access Project, engineers found that a mile-and-a-half span...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...that Department of Transportation headquarters are located in Juneau, giving the city a "high percentage of engineers.""Engineers, generally speaking, love to build things, and there are few bigger challenges than carving a road through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dreams-and-cabin-fever
Local

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