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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

Friday, 4 p.m.: Crews working on the Card Street fire will move into a new stage of firefighting over the weekend. Public Information Officer Sarah Foster said the fire is still 40 percent contained and 8,876 acres in size.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Card Street fire moves east into Skilak area

...will go where the wind pushes it," Anderson said. Shannon McCarthy, public information officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation Central Region, said the department would wait for the go-ahead to close the highway from those working...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-18-1
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Kenai Spur rehab project searches for focus

...Soldotna is moving forward, despite missing more than half of the estimated $40 million needed to finish it. Alaska Department of Transportation, DOT, project managers are asking for public feedback on which parts of the plan to upgrade a nearly 6...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-02/kenai-spur-rehab-project-searches-fo
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What others say: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...and road closures to gripe and curse about. In Southeast, we have changes to the ferry schedule.The Alaska Department of Transportation announced this week that the ferry Taku will be out of commission from July until August for maintenance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-26/what-others-say-amhs-makes-the-be
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Sterling Highway improvements planned

The Alaska Department of Transportation's proposed improvements to the Sterling Highway take...to wildlife movement." With this fact in mind, the Alaska Department of Transportation collaborated with the Kenai Wildlife Refuge in designing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/stirling-highway-improvements-planne
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Construction season approaches

...construction projects that will affect travel this summer. Here are some construction sites to be aware of.The Alaska Department of Transportation will be adding new signals to the Sterling and Kenai Spur highways. On the Kenai Spur, DOT will install...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/construction-season-approaches
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Part of Skilak Lake Road Open

...Highway to recreation areas on five lakes near Sterling, was reopened on Tuesday afternoon. According to an Alaska Department of Transportation press release, DOT closed the road Thursday afternoon because it was impassable due to wet and saturated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/part-of-skilak-lake-road-open
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Temporary closure for Skilak Lake Road

...Bottenintinin, Skilak, Engineer, Lower Ohmer and Hidden lakes, was closed on Thursday morning by the Alaska Department of Transportation. According to a DOT press release, the road is "impassable due to wet and saturated surfaces." Although...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/department-of-transportation-closes-
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Community peppers Alaska LNG staff with questions

How much noise is it going to make? How will Nikiski handle the influx of people and resulting crime if the Alaska LNG project goes forward? Will the project hire local companies to do some of the construction work on the mega-project? When will the community know if the project will go forward and Nikiski will get a pipeline?

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/community-peppers-alaska-lng-staff-w
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Knotek of Moose Pass is the Peninsula's lone Boston Marathon finisher

...first run came in 2010 and was exactly 1.6 miles. Knotek works as a heavy equipment operator for the Alaska Department of Transportation in the Silvertip Camp, with his duties including plowing Turnagain Pass. Knotek has had two back surgeries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-20/knotek-of-moose-pass-in-the-penins
Sports

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