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State requests permit to build road

...continues 50.8 miles along the eastern coast of Lynn Canal, ending at the proposed ferry terminal north of the Katzehin River delta, going through Berners Bay and the Tongass National Forest. That's Alternative 2B, the state's preferred...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...pedestrian use" - those passengers would be responsible for getting themselves to the new ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta."The capacity and demand analyses in this document focus on vehicles," the EIS states. "On inter-city...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/dot-accommodating-walk-ons-unnecessary
Local
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...built. Under the 2B alternative, 400 acres of old growth forest would be removed to make way for the road to the Katzehin River Delta. Those 400 acres are half a percent of the 103,500 acres along the east side of Lynn Canal. Alternative 3 would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
My Turn: Reconsider the ferry system

...service instead of roads. This was long before the 9th Circuit Court Decision of 2009 and the appeal of 2011. The Katzehin River delta, which is Option 2B of the Juneau Access Improvements Project, along with other parts of the environmental impact...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-reconsider-ferry-system
Opinion
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...bottleneck when it comes to traffic, why not a bridge?Building a bridge over Lynn Canal from the north end of the Katzehin River delta across Chilkat Inlet to Battery Point south of Haines is feasible from an engineering standpoint, but it isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...would extend Juneau's existing Glacier Highway up the east side of Lynn Canal, ending at a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta. From there, drivers would take day ferries to either Skagway or Haines.Williams called his support for option...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-17/williams-absolutely-road-proponent
Local
Juneau argues Road pros, but mostly cons at hearing

...proposed highway extension to a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta. Thirteen spoke in favor of the project. Two didn't...Glacier Highway, ending at a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta. From there, day ferries would travel the canal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local
Letter: Focus on the Alaska Marine Highway

...the proposed Katzehin Road wouldn't even connect cars with the mainland road system. It will dead-end at the Katzehin River delta in Upper Lynn Canal, requiring travelers to then board a ferry to reach the road system. It's a choice between...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-09-25/letter-focus-alaska-marine-highway
Letters
Dennis Egan a 'big proponent' of 'The Road'

...east side of the Lynn Canal. The road would connect Juneau's Glacier Highway to a new ferry terminal at the Katzehin River Delta, providing a jump off point to Haines and Skagway.Opponents of the road project, which has been divisive subject...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/dennis-egan-big-proponent-road
Local
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...road from Echo Cove to Cascade Point and building a new, 47.9-mile stretch of highway to a point north of the Katzehin River delta. From there, yet-to-be-built shuttle ferries would run to Haines or Skagway, trips of less than 10 miles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/state-proposes-its-plan-road
State

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