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Bolts to secure rock wall over highway

...a cliff face overlooking the Tongass Highway 10 miles north of Ketchikan mark...a 190-foot stretch of North Tongass Highway, just north of Ridge Road near...and were removed. The North Tongass Highway widening project has included...
Photos: Rock slide blocks road in Ketchikan

...rock slide blocked the road near mile five of North Tongass Highway in Ketchikan. According to Alaska State Troopers...crews had opened one lane of traffic.The North Tongass Highway is the only connectionbetween downtown Ketchikan and...
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...Applications are due Sunday, Nov. 30 and should be sent to Ketchikan District Park Ranger Mary Kowalczyk at or mailed to her at Alaska State Parks, 9883 N. Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901.
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Highway will be resurfaced at a cost of $5.7 million.In Ketchikan, holdover work to rehab and resurface the North Tongass Highway from Ward Cove to Refuge Cove will be ongoing.Gustavus will be the exception to the quiet construction summer in...
Wards Cove cannery eyes options for 2002

Closing the Wards Cove Packing operation on North Tongass Highway in Ward Cove is one option Wards Cove Packing is considering in 2002. But no decision has been made yet, according to David Forbush...
Location set for new Ketchikan school

A new Ketchikan elementary school will be built off the South Tongass Highway. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District has already begun efforts to design and build the new school. The project is estimated...
Northwest Digest

...arrested a Juneau man in Ketchikan early Sunday morning following a single vehicle collision at mile 4 of the South Tongass Highway. The driver, a 23-year-old man, was not injured in the accident. He was arrested on charges of drunk driving...
Cape Fox Corp. sending one of its final shipments to Asia

...corporation harvested about 120 acres of cedar, hemlock and spruce trees from its land in the Whipple Creek area off North Tongass Highway this past season. The first of three ships took 900,000 board feet of high-grade logs to Japan in November...
Ketchikan Borough faces road dilemma

...Department of Transportation has told the borough that the state won't provide snow removal service on roads other than Tongass Highway. Bob Doll, Southeast Region director for DOT, said the reason the snow removal for the roads has been canceled...
Driver escapes before truck hits stream

...Troopers say 46-year-old Paul Cyr of Ketchikan was on his way to work Thursday morning and traveling toward the North Tongass Highway when he lost traction on an icy hill. Cyr told troopers he could not steer or stop and the truck struck a large rock...
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