Main Street construction in downtown Juneau has been dubbed by some Rorie’s Quarry after city engineering director Rorie Watt. (Photo by Casey Kelly/KTOO).
It’s been a challenging couple months for commuters and pedestrians in Juneau. Construction at the corner of Main Street and Egan Drive has restricted the major access route into downtown, and it’ll be at least another month before work is complete. The project is scheduled to wrap up in late June or early July. Not long after that, the new Downtown Transportation Center should be done. Casey Kelly has more.
- “Part of this funding is set aside to address the needs that the president saw firsthand when he visited coastal communities in Alaska that are seeing their homelands eroding into the ocean at a rapid pace," said Deputy Interior Secretary Mike Connor.
- Gastineau Humane Society called the dog aggressive and not a viable candidate for adoption. The Juneau couple wishes they’d been notified before the dog was put down.
- Dan Henry, also operator of the Skagway Fish Co., said he would make a decision about his future with the Skagway Borough Assembly after he returns home.
- Musher Seth Barnes said early Monday that the last 100 miles of trail coming north to Circle "literally was perfect ... definitely the best trail I’ve been on all year.” His dogs had trained on gravel most of the winter.