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Train hits stalled truck, injuring 55

...Inc. in Greensboro, had a permit to carry an overweight load of 80,000 pounds, said state Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Abbott. It wasn't immediately clear what the tractor-trailer was carrying; the company did not respond...
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Senator questions $12 million ferry reappropriation budget line item for the past few years, separate from the ferries' operating budget, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Walker budgeted about $160.7 million for ferry system operations for FY 2016, about...
State | AK legislature
Minors no longer allowed alone aboard ferries

...A signed note must be presented at the ticketing office before the minor can board the ferry, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.He said an adult 18 or older can travel with more than one minor. For example, an uncle...
State requests permit to build road

...specifically, the Road."It takes several months for these permits to process," Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. "Applying now allows the department to move forward sooner if this alternative is selected...
To speed traffic in Auke Bay, DOT first disrupts it

...patterns are shifting - sometimes daily - depending on the work that needs to be done, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.During the past year, drivers have encountered delays of up to 30 minutes at the Glacier...
Roadwork Roundup in the sun - it also means road projects will be in full swing.Riverside DriveAccording to Department of Transportation Spokesman Jeremy Woodrow, the Riverside Drive project is focused on rehabilitation and maintenance of the high-traffic...
Egan construction update

...Egan. The lights will allow for better driving visibility on dark and stormy nights, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said. If a motorist breaks down or needs to pull off to change a flat, they'll be visible...
Sailing of state ferry canceled

...KINY says Tuesday's voyage was canceled because of mechanical issues with the vessel's port engine.State transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the problem arose during an attempted sailing of the northern Lynn Canal route from Juneau...
State | Local
Gustavus ferry terminal damaged in storm

...sustained minor damage to its vehicle transfer ramp after an intense winter storm Saturday. Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said an early estimate of the damage is about $20,000."It was a combination of a severe...
State | Local
Ferry system ends free ride program for uniformed officers mitigate that situation.The decision to end the program was partially financial, said Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow.Alaska Marine Highway System officials have been pressured from state lawmakers and some members...


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