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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
My Turn: No road back

...days in the wintertime when this new proposed car ferry will not be able to make the crossing unmanned between the Katzehin River terminal and Haines, and people who have made the long, arduous, and no doubt dangerous drive from Juneau will...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-01/my-turn-no-road-back
Opinion
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...ferry terminal just north of the Katzehin River to provide transportation for...north to Skagway or to the planned Katzehin River ferry terminal to catch another...to a location just north of the Katzehin River on the east side of Lynn Canal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
Traffic forecasts drive Road debate

...forecast - there is pent-up demand for travel to Juneau.If the state builds a road to a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River, it predicts 835 cars will use the road on an average day. That average includes a peak of 1,345 cars per day...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/traffic-forecasts-drive-road-debate
Local
Empire Editorial: Give us the whole road

...to another ferry terminal, whether it's at the Katzehin River (Option 2B), Sawmill Cove or William Henry Bay...extend Glacier Highway to a new ferry terminal at the Katzehin River. From there, day ferries would take passengers and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-26/empire-editorial-give-us-whole-road
Opinion
DOT: Accommodating walk-ons 'unnecessary'

...and 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
Easier access has economic side effects

...constructed, Alaska State Troopers and Capital City Fire-Rescue would be responsible for emergencies up to the Katzehin River ferry terminal.TourismAll of the Juneau Access Project options are expected to increase the number of independent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
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...

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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-07/my-turn-reconsider-ferry-system
Opinion
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...Glacier Highway, ending at a ferry terminal at the Katzehin River delta. From there, day ferries would travel the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-15/juneau-argues-road-pros-mostly-cons-hea
Local

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