After a year of partnership and coordination, the State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles and Bristol Bay Native Corporation announced the first mobile DMV in Alaska.
The good news is that the majority of construction projects that take place in the 49th State are financed by federal funds; the bad news is that the state’s general fund, which is used to provide matching money to move these projects forward, has been reduced.
If roads could talk…what would they say? The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is encouraging Alaskans to visit its Facebook page and enter its caption contest for the chance to win a generator donated by Associated General Contractors.
Despite mountains of data, piles of studies, hundreds of voices, passionate communities, involved business leaders, and engaged politicians, somehow the AMHS is apparently an unresolved—or unresolvable—problem.
Combined transportation projects are estimated to total nearly $1 billion, which is approximately half of projected public construction project spending (excluding national defense) across the state.
The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is currently accepting applications for local transportation projects for the Community Transportation Program (CTP).
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. The quake shook buildings, rattled road systems, and even prompted a tsunami warning that was later canceled.
Despite the downturn in Alaska’s economy, construction in Southeast Alaska has held steady.
Between its vast landscapes and underdeveloped or nonexistent road systems, navigating through Alaska can be daunting.