Alaska Department of Transportation


Paving in the Extremes

Across the country, road builders confront tight deadlines for completing their projects. Often construction teams face the end of the paving season knowing that challenging weather lies ahead. This scenario was especially true for projects in two contrasting environments, one completed at the "North Pole" and the second in the California desert....


Analysis Starts on Seward Highway Rockfall Hazard

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities conducted field investigations for the Highway Safety Project: Seward Highway Rock Fall Mitigation. Work includes analyses of locations between mileposts (MP) 104 and 114 with a history of rock falls....


Alaska DOT Jumps Into Action Hours After Earthquake

The first sign of trouble was the sound. Very loud. Like a low flying 747, recalled Shannon McCarthy, administration operations manager of the Alaska Department of Transportation. Then came the jolt and McCarthy knew this was no low flying plane....


Wildlife Issues, Tribal Diplomacy Top 'What's Hot' List for State DOTs

Managing wildlife issues, such as fish migration, while figuring out ways to forge stronger ties with Native American tribal governments are two of the "hot issues" currently facing state departments of transportation....


ADOT&PF Names Mearig Southcoast Region Director

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) Commissioner Marc Luiken has named Lance Mearig as the Southcoast region director. “Lance is precisely the leader we need in Southcoast Region,” said Luiken....


Alaska Project Reaches Design Phase

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) joined the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in signing the Gravina Access Project Record of Decision and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement....






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