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.
Visitors to the Ahtna region can learn about the traditional, cultural, and historic features indigenous to the area through a series of six interpretive signs.
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).
Despite the downturn in Alaska’s economy, construction in Southeast Alaska has held steady.