No one was hurt, but the area above the Hooter lift will remain closed as the ski patrol works to address potential hazards.
The trestle is closed to all traffic, but pedestrians are still using the bridge.
The Forest Service has been working on plans to upgrade the recreation area since 2019.
A high wind warning is in effect until midnight, with 60-mile-per-hour gusts and power outages possible.
Climate scientist Rick Thoman says dry spells are not abnormal, even in a temperate rainforest, but the drought from 2016 to 2019 was unique.
In spite of the challenges, the officials with the City and Borough of Juneau and Capital Transit are optimistic about electrifying Juneau’s bus fleet.
The legislation would give the Alaska Department of Natural Resources the authority to promote two forms of carbon management and sequestration.
“It’s an opportunity for us regular-degular people to essentially tell the story of what is happening in our own state,” said one of the report’s authors.
Both city officials and residents have been hesitant to adopt the new hazard maps since their introduction in the spring of 2021.
Alaska Airlines preemptively canceled more than 270 flights on Thursday.