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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
State tackles flooded roads in Interior

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Dropping water levels have allowed the state Department of Transportation to reopen one lane of the Richardson Highway near a washout at Onemile Creek south of Delta Junction. The Taylor Highway, also...
Barton named to head transportation department

JUNEAU (AP) -- Mike Barton was named Tuesday to head the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Barton has been acting commissioner of the department since December. Gov. Frank Murkowski, who named...
Road work the price of progress

Time to take a deep breath. The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities hosted an open house in Kasilof this week to inform the public of planned work on the Sterling Highway bridge...
Legislators debate fast ferry option for improved Juneau access

JUNEAU (AP) -- After five years and $5 million in studies, the state Department of Transportation decided the best alternative for improving access to Alaska's capital was a road built along the east side of Lynn Canal to Skagway...
Around the Peninsula

...will hold a public meeting to discuss the upcoming project to improve Jones Road at 6 p.m. Monday at the State Department of Transportation at Mile 98 of the Sterling Highway, just past Skyview High School. For more information, call 262-1180...


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