Quebec town still recovering from train disaster a year later

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec - Backhoes and bulldozers are still digging out oil-seeped soil and pavement in the center of this lakeside Quebec town. Where the post office, public library and restaurants once stood, there is only...
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Runner returns to Alaska foot race after fall

...they stood near the finish line cheering. Besides the mini-mob that Kenney collected once he came off the mountain and hit pavement, a parade of fellow runners, whose races had ended more than an hour earlier, came to the finish chute to offer handshakes...
Fairbanks dealing with plethora of potholes

...said. "Then they'll go back and address the smaller stuff when the emergency is over."Potholes form when cracks in the pavement allow water to penetrate the asphalt and saturate the surface underneath. Once the subsurface material is saturated, it's...
Sea Coast Relay runners burn pavement

Juneau's running community hit the pavement in Saturday's 23rd Annual Sea Coast Relay and covered the 21.8 mile course from the University of Alaska Southeast to Eagle...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Johansen Expressway will get its first new pavement since it was built 20 years ago. That...Ingra (Street) is going to be getting a pavement uplift," DOT Central Region spokeswoman...near the Moose River will be getting new pavement, too.At the end of the Sterling...
Empire Editorial: Welcome back, rain

A sure sign of a Juneau summer is the trail of a slug heading over rain-slicked pavement for a nearby zucchini plant, or windshield wipers keeping rhythm as one drives toward a favorite fishing spot.Xtratufs outnumber...
My Turn: Managing cell tower proliferation: Whose call is it? in the natural beauty of Juneau for the last 33 years. Our family built our home on north Douglas Island long before pavement, water or electricity extended to our rustic cove, just a stone's throw from the North Douglas boat ramp. Diverse families...
SLAM, Juneau Access road top city's capital budget funding

...dedicated for the Technology Education Center, $800,000 goes to replacing lights on campus and the remaining $500,000 is for pavement replacement on campus. Other improvements:? Dimond Park Field House parking lot paving project - $72,000? Southeast...
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Off the Beaten Path: The future of Berners Bay and the east side of Lynn Canal

...thoughtfully pace out the paw impressions in the earth. Here was a world she never imagined. I cringed when I thought of pavement, traffic and throngs of people displacing the brown bears, wolves, moose, mountain goats and other wildlife that live here...
Pavement explanation

...funding that became available was for roadway pavement rehabilitation only. 2) The work had...probably remember the poor condition of the pavement, and the opportunity to fix a very stressed pavement five years ahead of schedule seemed to...


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