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Budget cuts show in ferry system's winter schedule

...one that is a primary ship is the Taku," explained ferry system and Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow. "The Taku has been scheduled for layup for the entire fiscal year."Thanks to the Taku's absence and other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/budget-cuts-show-ferry-systems-winter-s
State
Ferry Columbia docked again

...Then, another temporary repair was needed while on course to Ketchikan, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.He said the failed part is being inspected to determine if it can be fixed or if a replacement is needed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/ferry-columbia-docked-again
State | Local
Columbia leaves Washington after 24-hour mechanical failure

...Washington, was repaired by crews in less than 24 hours without the need for spare parts, ferry system spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.The problem was discovered a little more than a week ago, Woodrow said, but it only recently became severe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/columbia-leaves-washington-after-24-hou
Local
M/V Columbia breaks down in Bellingham, travel delayed

...to fix the crack in its bellows, which rendered the ship unable to move after it pulled into port, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.The problem with the bellows was discovered a little more than a week ago, Woodrow said, but it only became...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-14/ferry-breaks-down-cause-delay
Local
Ferry system launches a new website

...rebuild the website, which hadn't been rebuilt since 2008, according to Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow.He compared the old site to a car, saying there are only so many times you can put new tires on it and repair it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-12/ferry-system-launches-new-website
Local
DEC reveals extent of cruise pollution

...case, the ferry had just replaced its engines and was emitting more pollution than normal, ferry system spokesman Jeremy Woodrow explained. AMHS self-reported the problem and fixed it soon after the reading, and DEC declined to fine the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-12/dec-reveals-extent-cruise-pollution
State | Local
Transporation Dept.: Ferry delay 'unusual event'

...an unusual event" for state ferry passengers to be delayed by days. "Usually it's just a few hours," DOT's Jeremy Woodrow said. "We're a little more confident with (today's departure)."Woodrow said a problem with the starboard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/transporation-dept-ferry-delay-unusual-
Local
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

...see it today. It's a symbol of hate, evil and elitism, and it needs to come down," she said.According to Jeremy Woodrow, communications officer for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, removing the flags is possible...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/group-petitions-removal-mississippi-fla
Local
State moves forward on Road plan

...ferry-only alternatives for the project or even the no-build option, ending Road work altogether, department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.The record of decision is expected in January 2016. After that, the Walker administration will evaluate the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-15/state-moves-forward-road-plan
State | Local
Ferry sailings take budget hit

...communities that would normally see Taku service will see lower service" in the next year, department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.How much less depends on the community and the time of year. Without the Taku, Juneau will see two fewer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ferry-sailings-take-budget-hit
State

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