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Aleknagik Wood River Bridge opens

...The Aleknagik Wood River Bridge was formally opened during a ceremony last week. Political figures and DOT director Marc Luiken cut the ribbon to open the bridge, a 440-foot span that connects the two sides of the village of Aleknagik.The...
Department moving away from 'bridge to nowhere'

...existing ferry.Borough manager Dan Bockhorst said it was his understanding that state transportation commissioner Marc Luiken, who met with local officials Thursday, would review the borough's proposal.Woodrow said about $87.8 million...
AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

...trying to run it again" is on the table.A final decision on the fate of the Taku would sit with DOT Commissioner Marc Luiken, according to Falvey.During a presentation to Southeast Conference in September, this year held in Prince Rupert...
State | Local
Mike Coffey named Southeast Region Director

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken named Mike Coffey as the Southcoast region director on Wednesday.His first day in the position will be Oct. 1.According to...
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...streets in Juneau is an open question.Newly appointed Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken is waiting to fill the Southcoast regional director position formerly held by Al Clough.The regional director oversees...
State | AK legislature
Juneau Road loses funding but not dead yet

...far would be a good stopping point for the project. Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken said in a Senate Finance committee hearing in February that the project could be put on hold for 10 years once it makes...
State | Local | AK legislature
Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

...Sara Fisher-Goad, executive director of the Alaska Energy Authority; and Department of Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken.A number of other speakers will share information about Southeast industries and a panel of regional legislators will...
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...project is still on hold per Gov. Bill Walker's administrative order to halt six state megaprojects.DOT Commissioner Marc Luiken said at a past House Transportation hearing that he will recommend the governor continue the project through the environmental...
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...I can't say that everyone will be in Juneau."Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken said the governor was "very willing to let me live here in Anchorage, and I think he sees some positive reasons to...
Local | AK legislature
Juneau man appointed to oversee ferry system

...commissioner for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Capt. Michael Neussl was named to the position Thursday by Commissioner Marc Luiken of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. He'll oversee 11 vessels that provide service to 31 communities...


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