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Flint Hills refinery closure makes for higher-priced asphalt

...Exclusive Paving General Manager Travis Cline said.The reason for the cost increase is asphalt oil used for state Transportation Department Northern Region projects must now be trucked up from Tesoro's Nikiski refinery.Tracked bi-weekly by DOT...

...1qTiC1P).A culvert moving water from the Fairbanks Exploration Co.'s channel is failing, and the state's transportation department wants to replace it, agency spokeswoman Meadow Bailey said."If the equipment is there doing one, they could...
Mat-Su officials to meet with feds over $12.3M ferry bill

Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.In all, the Mat-Su Borough received $21...
Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

...crashing into other planes, or how to prevent lost links with ground control stations, Matthew Hampton, the Transportation Department's assistant inspector general for aviation, said in a report.The FAA also hasn't set standards for certifying...
FAA OKs commercial drone flights over land

...expected to meet the deadline. FAA officials are on their third attempt to draft regulations acceptable to the Transportation Department and the White House.Regulators have said they expect to propose rules before the end of the year intended...
Program that subsidizes flights to small airports needs more money, Transportation Department says

...terrorist attacks. Without the extra money, Transportation Department officials predict that the Essential Air Service...the program going for the entire year. The Transportation Department estimated that another $57 million is needed...

...The legislation includes many mandates to the Transportation Department on many aspects of safety, some of them easy...Safety Administration, which is part of the Transportation Department, recently initiated a two-year contract...
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...relatively new organization.The House Finance budget bill cuts $1 million for gift shops aboard state ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will...

...decades-old, decaying cast-iron pipe still are being used to deliver gas nationwide, according to U.S. Transportation Department estimates.Fire and utility officials said that if the buildings were plagued in recent days or weeks by strong...
Drainage of lake formed by avalanche slows

...draining Tuesday at a rate of 5 inches per hour under the avalanche and through an abandoned rail tunnel, said Transportation Department spokeswoman Hannah Blankenship. By Wednesday, the lake had receded to a length of 1,500 feet and water was...


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