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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...
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...
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...
Hurry up and slow down

...Arriving at your destination late and frustrated is better than not arriving at all. According to the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, there were four accidents in construction zones on the Kenai Peninsula last year...
Former state representative dies in Homer plane crash

...Lake remained closed to floatplane traffic as of mid-morning Wednesday, according to Rick Feller of the state Department of Transportation. He expected it would stay closed through the day. The plane had stopped briefly in Kenai before heading...
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...
O'Neill, Blakeley announce engagement

...Soldotna High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Alaska Anchorage. She is employed by the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The groom is the son of Sally Hoskins and Norm Blakeley. He is a 1991 graduate...
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...


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