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Bridge work on tap: Kasilof project will include lane closure, width restrictions

...begins next month. "We want to inform the community that the bridge will be facing lane and width restrictions," said Rick Feller, media liaison with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. An open house meeting was held...
Frozen roads throw drivers in the ditch

...Peters, Alaska State Troopers spokesperson. "It's the change of conditions that present the most hazards," said Rick Feller, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesperson. During the day, Feller said temperatures have jumped above freezing...
Snow slide shuts Seward Highway

...temporary closures along the entire length of the Seward Highway, possibly through the weekend, said DOT spokesman Rick Feller, as crews continue avalanche assessment and mitigation work. "The closures should not be for more than 45 minutes...
Early winter lack of snow affects community

...Projects like the recent clearing of trees on Sterling Highway and Kalifornsky Beach Road, said DOT spokesperson Rick Feller. "This respite in snowfall is allowing us to go back and do different work," Feller said on Thursday. "There's...
Repair work to shut down two Seward area bridges: Access denied

...disrupt traffic in order to place the temporary bridges that's why the closure was necessary," said DOT spokesman Rick Feller. The closure will remain in effect through 5 a.m. Sunday. Feller said arrangements have been made will all emergency...
Going nowhere: Kasilof River bridge construction creates congestion over weekend

...halt for several hours Saturday. "There certainly was a delay. It was up to two to three hours at its worst," said Rick Feller, spokesman for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The bridge work is the third part of...
Bridge project talks on tap

...Professionals have to understand that the public has to be part of this," Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey told Rick Feller, DOT public relations liaison. Noting the inability "get the last two weeks back," a reference to DOT's lack...
Seward Hwy. likely closed until noon

...white out and drifting blowing snow - and the last report was that you had near zero visibility," said DOT spokesman Rick Feller. "What that told us is that in order to bring the public back onto the road we had to have a certain margin of safety...
Funny River Road project on tap to smooth out curves go along the road, but the plans aren't completed yet. "We're before step one," said department spokesman Rick Feller. The land where the approximate right angle turn is located will be used for an airport expansion project. City Engineer...
Assembly urges less highway clear-cutting

...the DOT is clearing 200 feet from the edge of the road back into the state right-of-way when possible, spokesman Rick Feller said. The current clearing effort is the second phase of work that's been done in recent years, he said. When DOT...


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