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State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

JUNEAU - The state transportation department on Thursday proposed a roughly $570-million road project...would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip. Transportation department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the National Park Service...
State proposes plan for road from Juneau

JUNEAU - The state Transportation Department is proposing a $570-million road project that would help connect Juneau to Alaska's main highway system.It is the department's...
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...News-Miner.A culvert moving water from the Fairbanks Exploration Co.'s channel is failing, and the state's transportation department wants to replace it, agency spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said."If the equipment is there doing one, they could...
Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

ANCHORAGE - Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough...
State doesn't have money to replace Gustavus float

JUNEAU - The state transportation department still doesn't know what caused the failure of a $1...supervises marine design in southeast Alaska for the transportation department. He told KTOO the float was designed to be removed if...
State shores up river bank on Sterling Highway

...This work is being completed just west of Cooper Landing, at Mile 57, the Peninsula Clarion reported.State transportation department spokeswoman Jill Reese says the river has been changing its course lately, causing roadside erosion. Putting...
New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

...emphasized that communication is key in his new position.Long met Rep. Don Young, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, state Transportation Department Deputy Commissioner of Aviation John Binder and private industry representatives to gain perspective about what...
More flights arriving late; complaints are rising

...WASHINGTON - More flights on U.S. airlines are running late or getting canceled, and complaints are rising.The Transportation Department said Wednesday that 76.9 percent of flights arrived on time in May, down from 79.6 percent in April and...
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...
Airlines asking for Congress to roll back airfare rule

...R-Pa.Before the Transportation Department put its regulation in...full purchase price.Transportation Department officials say airlines...Obama's first term, the Transportation Department issued several far-reaching...
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