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Walker proposes state budget amendments

...wants to ensure that service is available to them and Alaskans in the coming year.Jeremy Woodrow, a transportation department spokesman, said the details for how the shift in funds would affect other programs in the department were still...
State | AK legislature
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...Juneau highways out of Skagway or Haines. Motorists would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip. Transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the National Park Service raised concerns with the impact of potentially continuing...
Plans for ferry gift shop phase-out moving ahead

...starting the planned phase-out of the gift shops on its ferries as part of a cost-saving effort.State transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the gift shops - which have been on the five mainliner vessels - are expected to be...
House Finance proposes $9.1B operating budget organization.The House Finance budget bill cuts $1 million for gift shops aboard state ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin...
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...Egan, D-Juneau, has said it's not the job of legislators to get involved in contract talks. A state transportation department spokesman, Jeremy Woodrow, has said the department has a policy of moving vehicles on ferries on a standby basis...
State | AK legislature
Another delay for Tustumena

...orders have been submitted by the shipyard and reviewed by AMHS (Alaska Marine Highway System)," said transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow in an email to The Associated Press.The delays were necessary when extensive corrosion...
New ferry schedule includes 2,000 more stops

...reviewing ways to reduce the cost of fares. One proposal includes a 30 percent discount for all winter trips. Transportation Department spokesman John Manly said the state wants to encourage locals to ride in the winter, when tourists are not visiting...
State-owned part of Haines dock collapses

...obviously this has accelerated the importance." "It doesn't really affect (ferry) operations," Transportation Department spokesman John Manly said. The holes are in an area that isn't used for parking and it isn't used to stage vehicles...
Chenega goes to Cordova for repairs

...canceled sailings for the fast ferry until Saturday after its engines sustained some type of damage. State transportation department spokesman Roger Wetherell said that occurred while the ferry was sailing in Prince William Sound on Wednesday. Wetherell...
Seward Highway reopens after avalanche closure

...between Girdwood and Portage closed the road at about 11:30 a.m. There were no reports of injuries. Transportation Department spokesman Roger Wetherell said the 400-foot snow slide fell between mile markers 85.5 and 86 near Turnagain Pass...


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