ADOT&PF to Host Super Open House

ADOT&PF to Host Super Open House

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – Fairbanks families can learn about highway and airport projects ready for 2014 construction in one location when the Northern Region Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) hosts its 2nd Annual Super Open House. The public is welcome to attend the event Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hutchison High School, 3750 Geist Road.

The Super Open House will feature information and booths about projects with major traffic impacts in Northern Region. These include Airport Way, South Cushman, Goldstream Road, Johansen Expressway and projects on the Parks, Edgerton, Dalton, Glenn and Richardson highways. Representatives from the City of Fairbanks, UAC Community and Technical College, Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System and Public Employees Local 71 will also share information.

Public Employees Local 71 will provide lunch, and ADOT&PF’s Maintenance & Operations crews will be on hand showcasing snow removal and other equipment for families. Information about construction employment opportunities will also be available.

More information about the Super Open House is available at dot.alaska.gov/nreg/superopenhouse/.

A map of 2014 Northern Region construction projects is available at http://dot.alaska.gov/nreg/superopenhouse/files/soh2014-brochure.pdf.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.

Public Testimony Tonight!

The House Finance Committee is taking public testimony on the Capital Budget (SB 119) starting at 5:30 p.m. tonight.  Testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per person at the Legislative Information Office on Saddler Way in the Alaska USA building.

 

You can look over the Senate Committee Substitute for the Capital bill here:

http://www.legis.state.ak.us/PDF/28/Bills/SB0119C.PDF

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns!

Today: “The Immediate Concerns of TRANSCOs and ISOs in Alaska”

Today the House Energy Committe is hosting a workshop, titled “The Immediate Concerns of TRANSCOs and ISOs in Alaska,” where we will be joined by memebers of the Senate In-State Energy Committee and presenters including:

American Transmission Co. Business Development Manager Eric Myers, Chugach Electric Association CEO Brad Evans, ARCTEC and MEA President Evan “Joe” Griffith, Homer Electric Association General Manager Bradley Janorschke, Juneau Hydropower Business Manager Duff Mitchell, and Regulatory Commission of Alaska Commissioner TW Patch.

Electricty Roundtable

Stay tuned for a link to the presentation!

 

April 4th Newsletter!

Hello All!

Please find our April 4th Newsletter

Newsletter Apr 3

And please note:

What: Public testimony for the Fairbanks/North Pole area on the capital budget

When: Tomorrow, Saturday April 5th, at noon

Where: The Fairbanks LIO in the Alaska USA building

Why: Your chance to let legislators from across the state know why our capital budget needs are important!

Please contact us for additional information!