Southeast leaders were surprised by Captain Mike Neussl’s announcement that he would resign from his job as marine highways chief. But some say it won’t hurt the ferry system in the long term.
Captain Mike Neussl’s departure comes on the heels of a decision by Governor Sean Parnell to scale down the Alaska Class ferry project, but he says that’s not the reason he’s leaving.
Gov. Sean Parnell’s proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget sets aside $10 million for the Juneau Access Road…
Governor Sean Parnell has named Pat Kemp commissioner of the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. Kemp had been interim commissioner since October. Kemp worked for DOT for 30 years, retiring in 2006. He operated a private engineering office in Juneau after retiring, but returned to the state in 2011 as deputy commissioner for…
An Alaska Airlines jet flying from Seattle to Anchorage was diverted to Juneau International Airport late Sunday night.
More details are emerging about the Alaska Class Ferry redesign. The smaller shuttles could have partially open car decks. And three, rather than two, might be built
The west end of the runway at Juneau International Airport was closed for nearly an hour Thursday afternoon, after a small single-engine aircraft crashed while landing. The privately owned Cessna 150 apparently ended up on its side and sustained significant damage. Airport Deputy Manager Patti deLaBreue says the pilot and a passenger walked away. No…
A number of Southeast leaders are upset about the governor’s plan to scale back the Alaska Class Ferry project. He made his announcement Tuesday in Ketchikan. Legislators and members of an advisory board say they should have been consulted first.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell says the state will immediately begin negotiations with the Ketchikan shipyard to design the first of at least two smaller ferries, rather than the 350-foot ship that had been planned.
The Basin Road Bridge will remain closed until Dec. 6th.