DOT corridor study awarded

DOT corridor study awarded

A Notice of Intent to Award the Tetlin to Ft. Knox transportation corridor study to Kinney Engineering LLC was announced this week. Kinney Engineering is an Alaska-based corporation with offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Palmer, Juneau and Homer. They offer 23 years of...
DOT corridor study awarded

DOT corridor study proposals reviewed

In response to the DOT “Alaska/Richardson/Steese Highway Corridor Action Plan” Request For Proposals that closed on September 6, two proposals were received from third-party vendors. The proposals were reviewed by the DOT Evaluation Committee on September...
Backward steps will create dirtier air

Backward steps will create dirtier air

The Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) has been awarded a nearly $2.5 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration for compressed natural gas (CNG) buses and vans to replace our current transit buses and vans with more environmentally-friendly vehicles. CNG...
DOT corridor study awarded

DOT corridor study RFP issued

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Alaska/Richardson/Steese Highway Corridor Action Plan was issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT) on August 13, 2022. Bids are due by September 6, 2022, at 4 PM. The estimated amount of the contract is in the...
Public hearing addresses air pollution concerns

Public hearing addresses air pollution concerns

On August 3, the FNSB Air Pollution Control Commission (APCC) held a public hearing concerning the potential impact of the Kinross Manh Choh mine trucking plan on the air quality in the PM2.5 non-attainment area (see map). Six members of Advocates for Safe Alaska...
Air Pollution Control Commission to discuss ore haul

Air Pollution Control Commission to discuss ore haul

The Fairbanks North Star Borough’s Air Pollution Control Commission (FNSB APCC) will discuss the Kinross Manh Choh mine ore haul at their next meeting on August 3, 2022. Of particular interest are the potential air quality impacts within the FNSB PM2.5...
ASAH now on Facebook

ASAH now on Facebook

Advocates for Safe Alaska Highways (ASAH) has launched its official Facebook page. We will be posting the most recent information regarding the transportation plan proposed by Kinross Gold/Contango Ore to truck ore 248 miles from the Manh Choh gold mine near Tetlin to...
DOT Richardson Highway Passing Lanes Project Meeting

DOT Richardson Highway Passing Lanes Project Meeting

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities project team will hold a virtual public meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022, to discuss the Richardson Highway MP 266-341 passing lanes project. This project will add passing lanes on the Richardson Highway...