As of Monday night, there were no known injuries and no houses were known to be damaged.
The Planning Commission will take up the issue of the permit at its meeting Tuesday night. It can grant, deny or impose conditions on the permit.
While many residents have returned to their homes along Gastineau, those whose homes were damaged or destroyed are staying with friends or relatives or taking advantage of city hotel vouchers.
A spokesperson said DOT is well aware of problems with the Wolff Point slope and that it was one of many sites in Southeast with rockfall issues.
The maps put 200 more structures in Juneau’s hazard zones for landslides and avalanches.
A group of researchers and emergency management experts hiked into the area to assess the risk Thursday morning.
The 100-person town of Tenakee Springs is turning to crowdfunding to rebuild a bridge destroyed during record-breaking storms last December.
Teams will collect data during plane and helicopter flyovers using lidar, a type of scanner that bounces light off of the terrain below to provide a detailed topography of the landscape.
Local officials worry the Dunleavy administration may have had a change of heart after it learned it had more time to spend the money elsewhere.
The Haines School District has been through a tumultuous year. The pandemic isolated students socially and the December storms left some without a home. And its beloved kindergarten teacher, Jenae Larson, was lost in a landslide.