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Potholes outside Fairbanks cause problems for school buses

...Department of Transportation 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...
Mike Coffey named Southeast Region Director

...Southeast Alaska, project engineer in Southcentral Alaska, Homer area maintenance and operations superintendent and Northern Region maintenance manager.The Southcoast Region covers Southeast Alaska, Kodiak Island, the Alaska Peninsula, Aleutian...
Car bombs kill 21 people in Iraq; EU warns of donor fatigue

...makeshift camps around the western periphery of Baghdad. Meanwhile, there are hundreds of thousands more in the Kurdish northern regions."This is quite a matter for concern as the needs are skyrocketing and the resources are not increasing," said...
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Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway

...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 3 to 4 feet of ice, or up to 30 inches of water, Bailey...
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...director positions for the other two DOT regions - Central and Northern - are both filled, although the director of the Northern region, which encompasses Fairbanks and the bulk of the state's land mass, is still in "acting" mode and hasn't been...
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Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...That's why when it finally gets to our jobs here in Northern Region it's quite a bit more expensive."Most paving...state Department of Transportation, estimates the Northern Region will use 25,000 tons of asphalt oil this year...
Avalanches cut off only road to Valdez

...harm work crews."At this time there is no safe way to approach relieving that water," said Jason Sakalaskas, northern region maintenance engineer, at a news teleconference.The avalanche was in a location prone to avalanches and known locally...
State Parks offers First Day Hikes in Hatcher Pass, Delta Junction and Homer

...Family pets are welcome. See you there! For more information, contact the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Northern Region, Brooks Ludwig, 907-451-2698,, or Mindy Eggleston, 907-322-4644, mde...
State fishing huts available for rent

FAIRBANKS - Alaska state parks officials said 10 ice fishing huts are available for rent this winter in the northern region.Five of the huts are at Quartz Lake near mile 278 of the Richardson Highway. The other five are at Birch Lake near...
Business news roundup

...most recently working as an information officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Northern Region, in Fairbanks.Blankenship was born and raised in Fairbanks, and earned a degree in public relations from the University...


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