State agencies collaborated to achieve a major milestone in avalanche mitigation technology, successfully using drone aircraft to trigger two avalanches.
To lead the “facilities” part of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Daniel “Danny” Gibson was promoted to Director of the Division of Facility Services.
Alaska obtained eligibility for an additional $11 million for electric vehicle charging stations throughout the state. Read to find out how.
A new bridge in Juneau and roads out of Kake and Aleknagik receive federal grants, plus some funding for statewide planning.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities launched the Alaska Rural Remote Operations Work Plan program to improve emergency responses by incorporating remote-piloted aircraft.
In 2023 the Alaska Marine Highway System is undergoing changes to to serve coastal communities more efficiently, including replacing and modernizing vessels and potential updates to ferry dock infrastructure.
DOT&PF is unveiling several new public information tools that travelers can use to learn about improvements planned for their communities.
Craig Tornga has been appointed the state ferry system’s new Marine Director, a position formerly known as general manager and held for twenty years by the recently retired Captain John Falvey.
Christopher Goins is the new Southcoast Regional Director for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, overseeing a region that spans from Adak to Ketchikan.
Concrete structures can last a lifetime or, in the case of the Roman Pantheon and Colosseum, outlast the culture that built them. Despite its staying power, manufacturers and mix-designers are always looking for ways to improve concrete for enhanced performance and environmental sustainability.