The Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant serves roughly 20,000 people, but it’s producing sewage experts would expect from about 50,000.
Juneau is the only regular cruise ship stop in Alaska that offers wastewater service to ships in port.
The conclusions from sewage testing have been pretty binary: Yes, COVID-19 is in your community, or no, it’s not.
There are a lot of steps before construction can happen. There’s a private land sale to be finalized, the new owner will need to subdivide the property and a federal transportation grant application is also pending.
Crews are working on the first phase of improvements to sidewalks, lighting and the pavement along South Franklin Street. The $1.2 million phase of the project is being funded through marine passenger vessel fees, sales tax and water utility funds. The target date for completion is June 1.
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