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DOT’s Chiniak Highway Erosion Control Project fights a never-ending battle against coastal erosion

Erosion is an ever-present issue for coastal highways. It’s of particular concern for Kodiak, where a large portion of the major road system sits right alongside the ocean. Starting this spring, the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities has been working on a months-long construction project to slow the inevitable. Exposed guardrails at Mile 25.5 of the Chiniak Highway. …

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