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Juneau Access project begs question of ferries versus roads

Juneau Access project begs question of ferries versus roadsWhy should the state of Alaska consider extending roads to take over the function served by ferries?

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydock

Slideshow: A behind the scenes look at ferries in drydockTake a look behind the scenes and under the ships of the Alaska Marine Highway System.

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in House

Wilson’s transportation fund advances in HouseA measure setting up an Alaska Transportation Infrastructure Fund has gotten some traction in the House. But two companion bills are not seeing the same attention.

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrants

Legislature passes bill shortening driver’s license validity for immigrantsStarting this year, foreign nationals who wish to drive in Alaska may be getting more scrutiny when they go to the DMV.

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus service

New Capital Transit plan boosts Mendenhall Valley bus serviceThe CBJ Planning Commission will consider the plan Tuesday. It goes before the Assembly in March.

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of one

Two lanes cleared for the fuel of oneDOT's trailer tow plow to save operating costs and free up a snow plow truck for other Juneau roads

Update: Richardson Highway now open

Update: Richardson Highway now openAfter nearly two weeks, the Alaska Department of Transportation says the Richardson Highway in the Keystone Canyon area could reopen as soon as Wednesday.

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completion

Alaska Class Ferry design nears completionThe state hopes to award a contract for construction of the vessels to a shipyard this summer.

Helo 1 crash still under investigation

Helo 1 crash still under investigationThe State Department of Public Safety is reviewing its safety procedures following a helicopter crash that took the lives of three men in March of last year.

State, Valdez officials assess Richardson Highway avalanches

State, Valdez officials assess Richardson Highway avalanchesAlaska Department of Transportation continues to monitor the Richardson Highway after avalanches over the weekend cutoff road access to the city of Valdez.