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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...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...million in 2014 alone, Department of Transportation Northern Region spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said. Not coincidentally...Goldstream Road will commence this year.Elsewhere in the Northern Region, $7 million will be spent to resurface the first...
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...
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...
Warm fall means thinner than normal ice

...temperatures."The thinner ice has prevented the Fairbanks North Star Borough parks and recreation department and the northern region of Alaska State Parks from putting their ice fishing houses out on local lakes to rent. Usually ice houses are in...
Interior to see multiple 2014 road projects

...and ice, the Alaska Department of Transportation is telling them to prepare for construction delays next summer.Northern region director Steve Titus says four major projects will affect driving in Fairbanks next year and he's trying to let...
Loss of bus traffic leads to closing of Rika's Roadhouse

...Rika's Roadhouse is closing, the state intends to keep Big Delta State Historical Park open, Alaska State Parks northern region Superintendent Brooks Ludwig said.The park, located near a historic stopping point for travelers, traders and...
Snuggling up with 'I Would Tuck You In' wording that is so long the wiggles set in.From page one, the book introduces readers to the wildlife of our northern region. There are snowshoe hares, bowhead and humpback whales, brown bears, caribou, little brown bats, boreal owls and...


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