State Department of Transportation Spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the pavement settled more than expected atop new culverts installed during work out North Douglas Highway last year.
Works crews opened Egan Drive left turn lanes this morning at Fred Meyer and Yandukin Drive.
The hydraulic lift is capable of hoisting vessels up to 45-tons and 65-feet in length out of the water. It arrived at the Auke Bay Commercial Loading Facility on Friday, and is already attracting attention from passersby. But it’ll probably be another three months before it’s fully operational.
Capital Transit wants to hear from bus passengers on a proposal to provide bus service on Riverside Drive in the Mendenhall Valley.
Work begins Monday (June 25) to reconstruct left turn lanes at the Fred Meyer / Yandukin Drive intersection of Egan Drive, which has a long history of accidents, according to the state Transportation Department.
The road is closed between Watson Lake and Teslin due to a mudslide and washout. One lane reopened this morning between Haines Junction and Destruction Bay, after that section was closed Friday. Officials warn it could close again on short notice if conditions worsen.
The Downtown Transportation Center waiting area has reopened.
City bus fares will go up next month. The Juneau Assembly has approved the rate increase for adult and student passes as well as cash fares and tokens.
It will likely be fall before a traffic revision at Auke Bay is finalized. But state DOT officials say they are listening to local concerns.
Shattuck Way may become the latest pedestrian walkway in downtown Juneau.