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Juneau Access Project manager resigns, but no setback predicted for road north

...bottleneck in the state," Vigue read from a presentation slide. "It deserves a better and more efficient alternative."Jeff Ottesen, program development director for the DOT, told lawmakers the road makes economic sense - despite a price tag estimated...
State | Local | AK legislature
Stop the porkfest

A big "A" for effort to Jeff Ottesen at the House Transportation and Finance committee meetings this week. The DOT's director of program development made a valiant...
Knik Arm bridge still a state priority

...An Alaska Transportation Department senior manager said the Knik Arm bridge is still a high priority for the state. Jeff Ottesen spoke Tuesday in Anchorage to a policy committee made up of city and state officials. He warned that shutting down...
Transport official explains shortage of funds

...funding for other long-awaited transportation projects. "I'm here to tell you it's not about the bridges," Jeff Ottesen, the director of program development for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public facilities, told House...
Reduced federal funds affect roads

...amount of money that could be available for major road work in 2007 may be at the lowest level in a decade, according to Jeff Ottesen, director of the Division of Program Development in the state DOTPF. An immediate problem, however, is that Congress...
ADOT shares transportation plan with city

...for all modes of statewide transportation also is dimming.Andy Hughes, ADOT's Southeast Planning Director, and Jeff Ottesen, statewide program development director, reviewed the scoping report and financials associated with statewide transportation...
Federal transportation allotments cut into state's road-building funds

...transportation officials said. "The net effect to the core program is that it has actually shrunk in total dollars," said Jeff Ottesen, director of program development at the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The federal transportation...
Official: Construction activity slows down statewide

...necessary approvals for about $95 million, easily meeting the targets for quick action in the federal stimulus bill, said Jeff Ottesen, a senior state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities manager. McKinnon's estimate of a slower season...
Douglas Bridge to keep bike lanes - for now

...demonstrate that it will work without removing the bicycle lane. Alaska Department of Transportation planning chief Jeff Ottesen said language in the federal highway funding bill was changed in a conference committee in February, requiring Alaska...
Trail money rerouted to roads

...Organizations - from spending more than 10 percent of their federal transportation dollars on such enhancement projects. Jeff Ottesen, statewide planning chief for the state Department of Transportation, said about $330 million in projects across...


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