There’s no projected timeline yet, but the mayor estimates the project could take up to five years.
Interim borough manager Alekka Fullerton said nine homes were destroyed after heavy rains caused landslides and flooding, but it’s hard to know how many people remain displaced.
Late last year, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he would not pursue construction of the controversial Juneau Access Project. The project’s goal was to improve transportation between Juneau and the road-system-connected Haines and Skagway.