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Plow trailer expected to cut snow-clearing times

...he said.The trailer was designed by road maintenance workers. It's used in 22 states, said DOT spokeswoman Meadow Bailey.Drivers will find using it different that a plow truck by itself, Schacher said."They're apprehensive, but...
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...Co.'s channel is failing, and the state's transportation department wants to replace it, agency spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said."If the equipment is there doing one, they could do both at the same time," Helfferich said. "It would...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...the highway will total about $80 million in 2014 alone, Department of Transportation Northern Region spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said. Not coincidentally, the overall region road construction budget is about $240 million in finalized contracts...
Transportation agency puts focus on rural projects

...materialize during the legislative session."This is a $240 million construction season for us," said spokeswoman Meadow Bailey, with the transportation department office in charge of most rural Alaska projects. "We're in over 20 communities...
Street project moves Fairbanks businesses

...half-dozen businesses that will allow widening of a busy Fairbanks street and is negotiating with one more.Spokeswoman Meadow Bailey told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that widening of Third Street near the Gavora Mall on Fairbanks' east side still...
Avalanches plague 'Ice Road Truckers' highway

...than a half dozen in a five-mile stretch on the south side of the pass.Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said six to eight avalanches have closed the road at different times during the past week before they were cleared...
Storm forces closure of Dalton Highway

...Transportation don't remember the last time they had to close the Dalton Highway, as they did this week. Spokeswoman Meadow Bailey told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner the gravel road to Prudhoe Bay was unsafe in a weather system that also forced...
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Crews remove fallen crane from Chena River

...Thursday. The $350,000 crane has been declared a loss. The hammer, worth about $250,000, is salvageable, said Meadow Bailey, a state Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Fuel-trapping booms were still in the river. Though the crane...
Fairweather interrupts sea trials for rescue

...Fairweather showed up. Capt. Mike Schlechter was taking it out for sea trials following work on its engines, said Meadow Bailey, spokeswoman for the Alaska Marine Highway System.The ferry crew spotted the group's two boats in sheltered Barlow...
Icy roads continue to reek havoc across the state

...those in Anchorage, were telling nonessential personnel to stay home. "It is not worth taking the risk," said Meadow Bailey, a spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation, who worked from home Tuesday. "If you have to drive, make...


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