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On the road to recovery

...It was a standard route." The two vehicles were crawling up the highway nearing mile 55, which is near the summit. The DOT truck's cab had a light on it, but "that's 50 feet from the end of the trailer," Brown said. The back wheels kicked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-13/still-on-the-road-to-recovery
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Kenai Spur rehab project searches for focus

...Alaska Department of Transportation, DOT, project managers are asking for public...construction details have been solidified, said DOT Project Manager Sean Holland. "We're...purchases from private landowners, according to DOT data, though Holland said that he felt...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-02/kenai-spur-rehab-project-searches-fo
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Sterling Highway improvements planned

...altering the pitch of some curves, the DOT will add six underpasses intended for animal...Wildlife service," said Cynthia Ferguson, DOT's manager for the Sterling Highway improvements...of those decisions were based on a 2005 DOT-funded Kenai Refuge study that tracked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/stirling-highway-improvements-planne
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What others say: AMHS makes the best of a bad situation

...they have at least some port calls. It's a frustrating situation, we know, but DOT is making the best of a bad situation.Like every other state department, DOT is experiencing budget cuts. The House axed about $8 million from the Alaska Marine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-26/what-others-say-amhs-makes-the-be
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DOT unveils options for Cooper Landing Bypass

...Sterling Highway around Cooper Landing. DOT released a draft supplemental environmental...Cooper Landing does not adequately meet DOT safety standards for a main thoroughfare...average of 4,353 vehicles in summer. DOT spokeswoman Shannon McCarthy said crash...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-01/dot-unveils-options-for-cooper-landi
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Construction season approaches

...Kenai Spur highways. On the Kenai Spur, DOT will install flashing yellow arrows at the...You know, with more traffic," said DOT Public Information Officer Shannon McCarthy...In addition to the signal installation, DOT is resurfacing the Sterling Highway from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/construction-season-approaches
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Temporary closure for Skilak Lake Road

...Department of Transportation. According to a DOT press release, the road is "impassable...We'll continue to update the public on 511 (DOT's road conditions webpage at 511.alaska...groundwater, and snow melt. Currently DOT has sent bulldozers to flatten the road's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/department-of-transportation-closes-
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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...facing a $4 billion budget deficit," said DOT Deputy commissioner Mike Neussl, who oversees...on what service is essential for them," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.The only...and Budget Director Pat Pitney as to why DOT had not made changes to its schedule that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/funding-reallocation-spares-summer-f
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Part of Skilak Lake Road Open

...According to an Alaska Department of Transportation press release, DOT closed the road Thursday afternoon because it was impassable...driven over," McCarthy said. "It's just really mucky." DOT will post updates on the road's condition at 511.alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-12/part-of-skilak-lake-road-open
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Skilak Loop Road remains closed

...to its Facebook page. The gravel road was closed Thursday by the DOT as it was impassable due to wet and saturated surfaces. Due to ongoing rain, the road remains saturated and DOT officials estimate it will be closed for another week, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-09/skilak-loop-road-remains-closed
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