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Kerttula introduces new House minority legislators

...participating fully, they came out with a plan, that Marine Transportation Advisory Board deserved more respect."DOT&PF Commissioner Pat Kemp apologized Tuesday to MTAB members at the board's meeting in Juneau, saying he did not know much about...
DOT releases shuttle ferry design concept

...concept for one 350-foot Alaska-class ferry in favor of two smaller "shuttle ferries" late last year.DOT&PF Commissioner Pat Kemp has said he hopes to have the ships built in Ketchikan, with construction beginning as early as next winter...
Luiken chosen as DOT&PF deputy commissioner of aviation

...announced last week. Luiken, a recently retired U.S. Air Force colonel, was selected for the position by DOT&PF Commissioner Leo von Scheben. He is a 1981 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he received his commission. Luiken...
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DOT reminds drivers to remove studded tires the deterioration of our highways, and their use must be strictly enforced to the legal season," said DOT&PF Commissioner Leo von Scheben. Those driving with studded tires after the deadline could be issued a citation with a fine of up...
Haines seeking a voice on road

...the lack of communication and involvement between Haines and the state, the commission drafted a letter to DOT/PF Commissioner Mike Barton on June 22 at its regular meeting. "A lot of the commissioners' concerns were based on the lack of...
State designates new scenic byway on POW

...paved roads leading to the island's communities, all of which present a different Alaskan experience," DOT&PF Commissioner Leo von Scheben said. The island's roads included in the scenic byways designation are: Craig/Klawock Highway...
DOT installs new traffic signal on Egan Drive

...Whittier and Egan intersection was unsafe for pedestrians and motorists in its current configuration," said DOT&PF Commissioner Leo von Scheben. "The new arrow signal intersection will be safer and reduce traffic delays." The department's...
My turn

...the governor accepted the road as the preferred alternative. This is shown in a letter from Joe Perkins, ADOT&PF Commissioner, to the Federal Highway Administration, dated Feb. 22, which says " we recommend that Alternative 2: East Lynn...
State explores options for Juneau Road

...ferry service in Lynn Canal was considered and the court reached the wrong conclusion," said Leo von Scheben, DOT&PF commissioner, in a recent press release. That release came after Sedwick made his original ruling, and then declined to reconsider...
Empire editorial: It's time for a change, elect Frank Murkowski

...Access EIS question that she is not even knowledgeable enough to be conversant on the subject. According to DOT/PF Commissioner Joe Perkins, the state will shell out an additional $2.5 million to complete the study, which he estimates will...


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