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DOT to extend airport in Port Lions

A fishing boat passes by Port Lions. (Photo by Bo Joyner / U.S. Air Force) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Kodiak State Airport’s new manager says the Department of Transportation is planning a few new projects, including an extension to the airport in Port Lions. Phil Smith worked for DOT as an equipment operator for roughly 19 years before stepping into the …

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Kodiak’s airport manager is retiring after 30 years of working with the Department of Transportation

Passengers arrive at the Kodiak Airport. (Photo by J. Stephen Conn/ Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT For over 30 years, Bruce McNeil has worked for the Alaska Department of Transportation in Kodiak. He’s currently the airport manager of the Kodiak Airport, which means his day starts early. “My phone usually starts ringing about five am and quiets about 11 [pm].” McNeil says even …

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DOT Requests Public Comment on Erosion Repair Proposal for Chiniak Highway

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Department of Transportation is looking for public comment on a project that fits into its regular road maintenance. Communications Officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Jeremy Woodrow, says staff tries to keep on top of problem areas before they get too severe. “This project is to address several different erosion sites along the …

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