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Time to consider a time change

...personal business.This isn't a new idea. Local businesses pursued it with Gov. Walter J. Hickel and the state Department of Transportation in the early 1990s. Time has been an Alaska topic other times, too. But, now, it perhaps is an idea...
Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

JUNEAU - Major transportation projects are being put on hold, or remain in limbo, as the state of Alaska deals with the fallout of declining oil prices and the changing priorities of a new administration.
Alaska's share of federal highway funding steady

...projects generally require a match, anywhere in the range from 6 to 20 percent depending on the project, said state Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow. New Gov. Bill Walker has put several big-ticket transportation projects on...
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...
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...


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