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Transportation plan calls for expansion

...considered in the scoping process and presented (during) our public meetings," Department of Transportation Regional Planning Chief Andy Hughes wrote in a public letter to Alaskans about the plan. "It explains the actions that should be taken to...
Douglas Bridge to keep bike lanes - for now

...that it will demonstrate that it will work without removing the bicycle lane. Alaska Department of Transportation planning chief Jeff Ottesen said language in the federal highway funding bill was changed in a conference committee in February...
Trail money rerouted to roads

...more than 10 percent of their federal transportation dollars on such enhancement projects. Jeff Ottesen, statewide planning chief for the state Department of Transportation, said about $330 million in projects across the state await TRAAK funding...
More transport funds for Alaska

...million was diverted from Southeast transportation projects, according to DOT project planner Andy Hughes. State DOT planning chief Jeff Ottesen said Stevens restored about $51 million through a 2005 Department of Defense appropriations bill earlier...
State drops Southeast ferry study

...Emily Ferry. The contract with CH2M Hill was for about $551,850. Transportation Department Southeast Regional Planning Chief Andy Hughes said the final amount paid will depend on how much work was done, which hasn't been determined. The...
Bill includes $2 million for Juneau road the congressional delegation to clarify its members intentions on how to spend the money, said Jeff Ottesen, planning chief for the Department of Transportation. "We don't want to build something they didn't intend," he said. This...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...system in Southeast Alaska was scheduled to be released today by the state Department of Transportation. Statewide Planning Chief Jeff Otteson said the system of shorter and more frequent ferry runs will save long-term operating costs and be...
Juneau Empire Story Archive of Egan Drive in 1998. Among task force members were city Engineering Administrator Joe Buck and DOT Statewide Planning Chief Jeff Ottesen. The study concluded traffic flow and safety problems on the highway were increasing and that the status...
My Turn: Habitat: Keep professionals, eschew tweaking

...advantage. Robert LeResche has served as a wildlife biologist, governor's director of policy development and planning, chief of Habitat, commissioner of Natural Resources, executive director the Alaska Power Authority and Exxon Valdez Oil...
Transport plan draft released

...has been dropped in the draft version. DOT Regional Planning Chief Andy Hughes said the state will hold public hearings...Congress before the projects can begin. DOT statewide planning chief Jeff Ottesen said Congress has failed to pass the...


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