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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-09/early-winter-lack-of-snow-affects-co
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-15
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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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Work moving forward on Cooper Landing bypass

...with the existing highway will up upgraded and widened with shoulders and passing lanes, Peterson said. DOT spokesman Rick Feller said the department is already planning an overlay of the highway near Cooper Landing next summer from milepost 45 to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-17/work-moving-forward-on-cooper-landin
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Governor declares Peninsula disaster

...battled it through the day and then into the evening and eventually lost the battle last night at milepost 11," said Rick Feller, central region spokesperson for the Alaska Department of Transportation. DOT crews are still assessing the extent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-21/mile-11-on-k-beach-road-closed
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Flooding continues on Central Peninsula, Seward

...Department of Transportation is expecting to begin short-term repairs on the road when floodwaters decrease, said Rick Feller, Central region's public information officer. That work would likely include reconstructing culverts and filling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-09-25/flooding-continues-on-central-penins
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Traffic camera installed to help with congestion

...new feature hanging from the lights at a busy intersection in the area. Alaska Division of Transportation spokesman Rick Feller confirmed Thursday that DOT has installed a new remote, traffic-viewing camera at the intersection of the Kenai Spur...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-09-18/traffic-camera-installed-to-help-wit
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Funny River Road project on tap to smooth out curves

...to 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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100410/new_715770191.shtml
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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042209/new_289170553.shtml
Bridge work puts boat owners in a squeeze

...the Deep Creek bridge and flaggers directing traffic, an effort was under way to widen the open lane, according to Rick Feller, public relations liaison for DOT. "What we're working on now is with particular focus on the Deep Creek bridge...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051309/new_293803413.shtml

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