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Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...14 inches), city employees were out in trucks and on all-terrain vehicles clearing the streets. The state Department of Transportation also had plows out clearing state-owned roadways, such as Egan Drive.The city and DOT snow-removal...
Amid heavy rainfall, Sitka officials suspend search for body

...also were expected, he said."So it'll have a little time, hopefully, for the water to shed off," state Department of Transportation geologist Mitch McDonald said of the less intense rain that is expected.Cadaver dogs helped lead rescuers...
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In shrinking town of Cold Bay, a last kid

...Jorge Lopez had come, like 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...
Winter's trash is spring's problem

...she's been picking up cigarette butts (one of the most littered items in the world, according to the state Department of Transportation & Public Facilities website; they can take one to five years to decompose), and what is likely the remnants...
Train hits stalled truck, injuring 55

...Guy M. Turner Inc. in Greensboro, had a permit to carry an overweight load of 80,000 pounds, said state Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Abbott. It wasn't immediately clear what the tractor-trailer was carrying; the company...
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Child care boost passes Assembly

...Reservoir Restoration Capital Improvement Project;? Appropriate a grant of about $8,000 from the state Department of Transportation to fund commercial vehicle inspections;? Transfer about $640,000 to the General Fund to partially support...
Changes planned on highway at site of fatal crash

...bus rolled into oncoming traffic and reportedly struck an SUV head-on, killing John Zollner III.The state Department of Transportation plans to spend more than $125 million to renovate the corridor between miles 75 and 90. Construction will...
Can KKK 'adopt highway'? Court considers matter

...Adopt-A-Highway program in May 2012, hoping to clean up along part of Route 515 in the Appalachian Mountains. The state Department of Transportation, which runs the program, denied the application. The department said its program was aimed at "civic-minded...
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Gov. threatens layoffs without budget deal

...local school operations, but budget documents show more than half of the JSD draft budget is funded by the state.Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said it's not yet clear what will happen to Alaska Marine...
Crews working to clear closed section of Dalton Highway

...both sides of the closed section, said Alaska Trucking Association Executive Director Aves Thompson.The state Department of Transportation plans to issue an update Sunday afternoon.The problem began in mid-March and culminated with unprecedented...


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