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Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...waiver Doer suggested. Before the department would make an application, it would want to hear from the U.S. Transportation Department if such a waiver could be successful, he said.The Canadian government has threatened to block the project...
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...
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...
Shaktoolik building berm to guard against erosion

...are working off a blueprint from the state transportation department, which had intended to build a vegetated berm...vegetation, due to limited funds, the mayor said.Transportation department coastal engineers Harvey Smith and Ruth Carter...
State proceeding with demolitions for bridge

...Knik Arm bridge crossing project, the state transportation department has ordered the demolition of two home two wonderful homes," Kesler said.But transportation department spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy told the Anchorage...


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