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Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...structure on that land.The vast majority of funding for the construction work is expected to come from the Federal Highway Administration, which has "Buy America" requirements for steel, iron and manufactured products used in projects it funds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
State requests permit to build road

...that may have been missed in the draft.The goal is to have the final SEIS ready for submission to the Federal Highways Administration by fall of 2015.If FHWA selects Alternative 2B and the Corps of Engineers accepts the permit, in whole or...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...and 4D as a result of ferry traffic in Berners Bay during herring and eulachon spawning seasons. The Federal Highways Administration recommended waiting until May 15 to operate ferries under alternatives 4B and 4D to avoid disturbing spawning...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
My Turn: How ADOT ignored best practices for Juneau Acess

...disturbing is that the year before Gov. Sean Parnell directed ADOT to prepare the supplemental EIS, the Federal Highway Administration published a document titled "Interim Guidance on the Application of Travel and Land Use Forecasting in NEPA...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-how-adot-ignored-best-practic
Opinion
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...the city would violate Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.That section says the Federal Highway Administration can't pay for a road into a park unless there's no feasible alternative. Since the state was planning to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...55 people spoke at a public hearing Tuesday hosted by the Alaska Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration on the Juneau Access Project's draft supplemental environmental impact statement. About 40 of those were against...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
My Turn: If we build it, almost no one will come

...percent. This wasn't good enough either. Fehr and Peers cited national data collected by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and their Canadian counterpart, which reveals Americans travel 50 percent more than Canadians. Because of this...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-03/my-turn-if-we-build-it-almost-no-one-
Opinion
Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT

...Commissioner Pat Kemp said. "We pay contractors out of the treasury and then we send a bill to the Federal Highway Administration and we're reimbursed for that."What will happen is they won't reimburse us as fast," he added.Typically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-07/federal-highway-fund-not-worrying-akdot
State
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...those needs. The Committee Members include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Federal Highway Administration, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Botanic Garden, United States Department of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors
Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...can take that information back to their communities."Neary, using grant funding from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, will attempt to get the center, built in 1962, running on sustainable energy. The grant is for $415,000...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/study-climate-change-will-extend-touris
Local

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