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.
- "The first time I saw one, I was amazed. I didn’t know what I was looking at," said Bob Stone, a fisheries research biologist at NOAA.
- Juneau Makerspace opens its studio to the public on Monday nights except for holidays. See an upcoming events calendar at JuneauMakerspace.org. Family memberships are $50 a month. Members get 24-hour access.
- A Juneau resident blew a blood alcohol content of three times the legal driving limit early Monday after a single-vehicle incident and was arrested. Tautar Pearce, 37, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
- Emmanuel Jal, a peace activist, musician and entrepreneur visited Juneau to tell high school students about his experience as a child soldier.