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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...
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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...
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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...
Three companies bid on Brotherhood Bridge project reconfigure the parking lot and build a multipurpose path at the nearby trailhead, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Three companies put in bids for the project. Orion Marine Contractors, Inc., a nation-wide...
State studying ways to link Ketchikan, Gravina Island

...decision by next spring.Still unknown is where the money to build a final project might come from. Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said that will be sorted through later.About $80 million remains from a $220-million federal...
Design for new SE ferries released

...ferry is planned to travel from Skagway to Haines and the other from Juneau to Haines. State Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the intent is to have the two ferries arriving in Haines around the same time so travelers...
LeConte likely to resume service Jan. 4 in Juneau following repairs

...Thursday. It appears the ferry will be able to start service Wednesday, Jan. 4, said John Manly, the state transportation spokesman. A special stop is still planned for Pelican on Jan. 6. The village has been without ferry service since...


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