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State to revamp SE transportation plan

The Southeast Alaska Transportation Plan, once dubbed "a blueprint for the region's transportation future in the coming century," will undergo major changes four years after the plan was completed. The state Department of Transportation announced earlier this week it will revise the plan to reflect the priorities of Gov. Frank Murkowski.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...parcel's zoning from a rural reserve to an industrial area but was not successful, said Murray Walsh of Walsh Planning and Development Services, who worked for Channel Construction on the proposed zoning change. Police find missing man JUNEAU...
Chamber lobbied on oil tax

...industry executives is tainted. She also has said it's not bringing in enough money. Murray Walsh, of Walsh Planning and Development Service, said Thursday the "VECO mess" is another reason why the special session is being held. He asked Moriarty...
Wal-Mart, Home Depot spark concerns among Juneau residents

Residents seem to agree that the cost of living in Juneau is high. But the prospect of international retailers coming to town with the promise of low prices has sparked debate.
City engineer discusses AJ Mine water study at Chamber

AJ Mine's potential to create 200 jobs and yield more than one billion dollars worth of gold was well received at Thursday's Juneau Chamber of Commerce meeting.
North Douglas rezoning efforts questioned by area neighbors

Part of the city's plan for increasing affordable housing is increasing density in some of the areas served by its water, sewer and road systems. But neighbors of a 90-acre area recently rezoned in North Douglas are concerned about potential risks: a possible decrease in their property value and increases in traffic, pollution and water runoff, as well as adverse effects on wildlife and area atmosphere.
Gravel mining sought near Boy Scout camp

Another element has entered the controversy over the locked gate on the trail to the Boy Scout camp near Eagle Beach.
State begins retooling plans to enhance SE transportation

The scattered islands, ancient forests and mountain ranges of Southeast Alaska make for some of the most captivating travel scenery in the state.
DOT plan met with doubt, support

...additional funds from the Legislature or both. Murray Walsh, head of the transportation consulting firm Walsh Planning and Development Services, which prepared the draft plan, said the new plan could reduce the subsidy to $10 million by 2010...


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