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Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

...handles all maintenance on borough roads, besides in rural road service areas. According to northern region spokeswoman Meadow Bailey, Two Rivers Road also falls outside the state department's responsibility.Bailey said the road was "dedicated...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...including signs attached to vehicles."We don't have enough staff to enforce all violations," DOT spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said in an email. "We focus on the instances where the signs are a safety concern because they are so close to the...
Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

...Highway, state transportation officials said."We're ecstatic," said Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey.Flooding from the nearby Sagavanirktok River caused the road closures and essentially halted oil industry deliveries...
Cold snap envelops interior Alaska communities

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner ( reported.Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said the agency sent out sanding trucks but idled plows to protect them from breaking down.Coldfoot, a truck stop...
Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway

...state employees.Crews are trying to reinforce snow berms used to divert water, with marginal success, according to Meadow Bailey, the Department of Transportation's Northern Region spokeswoman.Some sections of the roadway are buried beneath...
Walker declares state disaster for Dalton Highway flooding

...activates state assistance for those affected by flooding damage.Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said the highway remains closed in a 35-mile section between mileposts 378 and 413. She said it's unclear when...
More flooding forces closure of Dalton Highway again

...crews from keeping up with the overflow on the road and snow drifts, Alaska Department of Transportation spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said. A 35-mile section between mileposts 378 and 413 was closed.Trucks use the highway to take supplies to North...
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...


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