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DOT and KPB monitoring erosion on K-Beach

...erosion feature worsen during the past two years. He said other area residents are concerned as well.Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesperson Jill Reese said the department has been monitoring the area."Our maintenance...
Safe Routes plan ready for action

...Soldotna's Safe Routes plan began in 2012 after the city received a $65,600 federal grant through the Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The program aims to develop a better understanding of the local attitudes about...
Driver rescued after crashing into ravine

...He was not listed in the Wasilla phone directory assistance.Miller said Wallace's SUV had clipped a state Department of Transportation guardrail but the damage was not obvious. The DOT plows the road."He said there's a possibility that...
Every road should be a highway safety corridor

It was good to hear news this past week that the state Department of Transportation is looking at additional ways to increase traffic safety along the Sterling Highway between Sterling and Soldotna.According the...
Avalanches cut off Valdez

...river and created a lake up to a half-mile long across the roadway in a 300-foot wide mountain canyon.State Department of Transportation officials said Monday that the snow slide about 12 miles outside Valdez on the Richardson Highway cannot...
Elizabeth Anne Mattfield Reeve 1987, where she lived until her death of heart failure. Beth was a longtime employee of the Oregon State Department of Transportation. Beth walked the life of a Godly woman. She was gracious, selfless and generous to all. She was best...
Time to move some dirt in Cooper Landing

...North Slope, or the Sterling Highway Cooper Landing bypass.Don't get us wrong - we're glad to see the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is working on the stretch of highway through Cooper Landing. The project focuses...
Rural Alaskans rank port, harbor projects

...of the Alaska Marine Highway System, are mostly not owned by the state and so are not funded through the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. As a speaker at the previous conference in 2008, Jeff Ottesen still recalls how...
$871M DOT budget includes roads, airports, more

...contains about $1.5 billion worth of allocations, including more than $835 million in federal funds. The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities received the lion's share of the funding: about $871 million worth of road, marine...
Gov.'s budget includes $10.5M toward roads to resources

...would advance the project beyond the study and into the preliminary engineering phase. Ethan Birkholz, the state Department of Transportation's northern region planning chief, said one way the department might be able to ease the sticker shock...


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