The new $6 million design has no wooden pilings in the water and uses less metal that could rust. The new dock is projected to last 40 to 50 years.
Hundreds canoe to Juneau for beginning of Celebration
In 1962, the Douglas Indian Village was set ablaze to make way for a new harbor. This month marks 53 years since the city displaced households of Tlingit T’aaku Kwáan families.
High pressure traveling down from Canada caused winds to reach up to 77 mph in Juneau over the weekend. The winds carried an unused gangway from a parking lot into Douglas Harbor.
One way to combat the high cost of housing in Juneau is to rent a slip on the docks for a houseboat.
Ongoing construction at Juneau’s Aurora Harbor is displacing about 134 boats