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Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...environmental concerns, I urge the Department of Transportation to abandon alternative 2B and invest our Southeast Alaska transportation money into community-to-community ferry service. Luann McVeyDouglas
With new transportation funds, Douglas Indian Association looks to its members

...native land, including maintenance of traditional trails not maintained by city, state or federal governments. Transportation money can go toward pothole filling and repaving of roads, and improving bus stops and walkways, just to name a few...
Seward's new harbor in need of more upgrading

...quarry source for stone, and federal and state permits and fees have eaten up four million dollars of last year's transportation money. The remainder will be used to build the breakwater, he says.The city is now waiting to see if the $10 million...
'Bridge to nowhere' funds threatened

...450 million be spent on the bridges were removed, although the money remained in Alaska's share of federal transportation money. Murkowski, however, said the formula used to decide how federal money is distributed across Alaska limited...
More transport funds for Alaska

...across the state. In February, Congress changed the federal highway funding formula, subtracting some "earmark" transportation money from regular formula funds. Earmarked money goes to specific projects, while formula funds can be spent on various...
DOT's credibility takes a hit in IFA dispute

...of the governor and top officials of the DOT. The facts boil down to a power struggle over who controls federal transportation money. The DOT wields great political power and seems to be frustrated in its efforts to maintain complete control over...
Knik Arm Bridge project goes forward

...funding for the bridges was stripped by Congress. However, a deal was worked out that let the state keep the transportation money. Former Gov. Sarah Palin killed the Gravina Island project because of the cost. The Knik River Bridge project...
Murkowski understands

...represents veterans and all Alaskans with equal regards to retirement and benefits. Lisa was instrumental in securing transportation money that maintains and upgrades Alaska's life-blood road system, including the marine highway. Lisa is working...
City, business leaders revisit road debate

...shuttle ferries would be $9 million a year, state officials said. The state is expected to receive less federal transportation money through 2009 because of a projects bill passed by Congress in July that appropriates $1 billion to Alaska over...
Bill includes $2 million for Juneau road

...Transportation. "We don't want to build something they didn't intend," he said. This could be the last transportation money the country sees for months. Congress has failed for two years to agree on a transportation reauthorization spending...


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