Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities

Juneau Empire File

Feds sign death certificate for Juneau Road construction

Nineteen months after Gov. Bill Walker killed the Juneau Access Project, the federal government has signed the death certificate.

 

Spur Highway widening underway

A four-year Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities project to widen the Kenai Spur Highway between Kenai and Soldotna is underway now with clearing… Continue reading

 

Spur Highway widening underway

A four-year Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities project to widen the Kenai Spur Highway between Kenai and Soldotna is underway now with clearing… Continue reading

 

Road construction getting out of the way for fishing season

As RVers, dipnetters, anglers, and other recreationalists prepare to drive to the Kenai Peninsula for the peak of tourist season and the personal use dipnet… Continue reading

Road construction getting out of the way for fishing season

As RVers, dipnetters, anglers, and other recreationalists prepare to drive to the Kenai Peninsula for the peak of tourist season and the personal use dipnet… Continue reading

Road construction to tie up central peninsula this summer

The snow is melting, the aspens are budding and the construction contractors are gearing up to work on the Kenai Peninsula’s roads. This summer will… Continue reading

Bypass may bump businesses, boggle bears

Plans to relocate five miles of the Sterling Highway through the hills around Cooper Landing have been under way since the 1970s, but questions about… Continue reading

Beaver Loop residents pack road improvement meeting

Kenai resident Tom Potton would like to see safer conditions on Beaver Loop Road for his children’s sake. The 3.75-mile stretch of road that connects… Continue reading

Beaver Loop rennovations may begin in summer 2018

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is moving forward with plans to widen and resurface Kenai’s Beaver Loop Road. The plans would also… Continue reading

Juneau Creek route ID’d as preferred in Cooper Landing road EIS

The final environmental permitting document for the long-planned Cooper Landing bypass ditches a controversial decision to relocate the Sterling Highway around Cooper Landing via a… Continue reading

DOT unveils options for Cooper Landing Bypass

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities wants feedback on plans to move the Sterling Highway around Cooper Landing. DOT released a draft supplemental… Continue reading

Borough opposes DOT Cooper Landing bypass route

Several organizations, including the Kenai Peninsula Borough, have come out in opposition to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ selected route for a… Continue reading

Path chosen for Cooper Landing bypass

After considering several possible paths for a new highway section around Cooper Landing, the Alaska Department of Transportation named its preferred path for the new… Continue reading

Juneau Creek route for bypass unlikely

The state and the stakeholders are stuck between a rock and a number of legal hard places on the long-awaited Cooper Landing Bypass project. The… Continue reading

Sterling Highway construction to continue in 2018

The state is planning to continue four major road projects on the main highway to and from the Kenai Peninsula in 2018. Last summer, contractors… Continue reading

Construction work wrapping up for season

Road construction projects in the central Kenai Peninsula area are finally starting to wind down for the winter. Since mid-summer, drivers coming west from Cooper… Continue reading

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