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My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...Murkowski's apprenticeship utilization policy. In 2005, Gov. Murkowski directed the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to use apprentices for at least 15 percent of work hours on highway projects. Gov. Walker's administrative order...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-17/my-turn-apprenticeships-more-importan
Opinion
New ferries on schedule, on budget

...job putting it together," said Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. "I think the workforce there is on target and tracking."While the Alaska Marine Highway is experiencing severe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/new-ferries-schedule-budget
State
Brotherhood Bridge rededicated

...year and a half with the new four-lane bridge bearing the same name. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities replaced the bridge in anticipation of increased traffic to the Auke Bay area. The bridge was also showing signs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-25/brotherhood-bridge-rededicated
Local
AMHS seeks public review of summer 2016 schedule

...share/schedule/considerations.pdf.All state agencies, including the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, are working with reduced budgets due to low oil prices. The proposed AMHS summer schedule aims to maximize ferry...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-14/amhs-seeks-public-review-summer-2016-sche
Art
Natural asbestos mapped

...high-to-known through zero-to-low potential. The maps were funded by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, which authorizes site-specific plans to provide immunity to landowners and contractors using gravel or aggregate...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-09-25/natural-asbestos-mapped
Outdoors
Mike Coffey named Southeast Region Director

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken named Mike Coffey as the Southcoast region director on Wednesday.His first day in the position will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-04/mike-coffey-named-southeast-region-dire
Local
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...express their interest one way or another for different candidates."An Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokeswoman says they are sending letters to political camps throughout the state. Any sign placed too close to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/fairbanks-politicians-warned-violating-
State
In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...almost everyone here, to work. He'd spent more than a decade with the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, maintaining the 10,000-foot runway that is Cold Bay's reason for being. His sons had enjoyed a freewheeling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-17/shrinking-town-cold-bay-last-kid
State
Bethel drafts LGBT anti-discrimination laws

...outlaw discrimination against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community in the workplace as well as public facilities and in housing. In Juneau, an assemblyman is drafting an ordinance similar to Anchorage's proposed changes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-29/bethel-drafts-lgbt-anti-discrimination-
State
To find ferry funding, backers target Southcentral minds

...Skagway Environmental Action League are pressing elected officials and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities to find federal funding, though where that might come from isn't clear.What worries Korsmo even more than operations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-13/find-ferry-funding-backers-target-south
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