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Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 The Sealaska Heritage Institute’s downtown arts campus is under construction.

New arts campus construction proceeding on schedule

Work continues without presence of more than a million visitors.

 

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                People mill outside the Glory Hall during meal distribution on June 25. The new Juneau Cares Program helps provide meals prepared by a local business to people in need.

Glory Hall eyes move forward as new food program starts up

The Glory Hall hopes to begin site prep on the new campus within months.

 

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire                                 A dump truck empties its payload Tuesday at a construction site on Mendenhall Loop Road and Steven Richards Memorial Drive where the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is building a roundabout.

Life in the fast lane: DOT projects in Juneau ahead of schedule

Lack of tourist traffic have allowed for a bit of speeding.

 

Construction takes place at Mendenhall Loop Road and Stephen Richards Memorial Drive on Monday, June 9, 2020. Work on the roundabouts is expected to be completed by September. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Valley road construction closures ongoing till autumn

The project is ticking right along, according to the DOT.

Construction takes place at Mendenhall Loop Road and Stephen Richards Memorial Drive on Monday, June 9, 2020. Work on the roundabouts is expected to be completed by September. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)
Marie Claire Harris and Roman walk down the newly repaved Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Trail) on, May 27, 2020. The trail has been moved, repaved, and reopened after riverbank erosion threatened the original trail. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Marie Claire Harris and Roman walk down the newly repaved Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Trail) on, May 27, 2020. The trail has been moved, repaved, and reopened after riverbank erosion threatened the original trail. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Courtesy art | Alaska Department of Transportation                                 Construction on the intersection of Tenth Street and Egan Drive beginning the morning of Friday, May 8.

Egan Drive-Douglas Bridge intersection going into “deep surgery”

The work begins Friday morning and should be done by Sunday.

Courtesy art | Alaska Department of Transportation                                 Construction on the intersection of Tenth Street and Egan Drive beginning the morning of Friday, May 8.
Busy roadwork season for city coming up

Busy roadwork season for city coming up

Traffic delays may be closer than they appear.

Busy roadwork season for city coming up
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 With the spring thaw, the Alaska Department of Transportation resumes work on Egan Drive on Friday.
Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire                                 With the spring thaw, the Alaska Department of Transportation resumes work on Egan Drive on Friday.
The City and Borough of Juneau is beginning a reconstruction project on some roads in the Mendenhall Valley, April 2, 2020. (Courtesy Art | CBJ)
The City and Borough of Juneau is beginning a reconstruction project on some roads in the Mendenhall Valley, April 2, 2020. (Courtesy Art | CBJ)
Dredging continues in the basin at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. The area will be used to construct floats for the charter vessel fleet. The floats will be in use by the whale watching charters in May of 2021. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Auke Bay work prepares for underwater demolitions next year

Harbors deepened, rocks demolished: Statter Harbor is getting a makeover.

Dredging continues in the basin at the Don D. Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. The area will be used to construct floats for the charter vessel fleet. The floats will be in use by the whale watching charters in May of 2021. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Bus schedules, routes change today as construction begins
Bus schedules, routes change today as construction begins
A road project years in the works begins next week

A road project years in the works begins next week

It will be “a challenge” to navigate it smoothly.

A road project years in the works begins next week
Douglas repaving project in the works

Douglas repaving project in the works

They’re looking for public comment.

Douglas repaving project in the works
Alan Steffert, project manager for the city, closes the gate to the West Douglas Pioneer Road after a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the West Douglas Pioneer Road on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

West Douglas road leads to future

City officials hope the road will serve as the foundation of development on the backside of Douglas.

Alan Steffert, project manager for the city, closes the gate to the West Douglas Pioneer Road after a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the West Douglas Pioneer Road on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Work on the new Pederson Hill Subdivision continues on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Work on the new Pederson Hill Subdivision continues on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mariyan Aleksiev, of Earthmovers, cuts into the pavement at the intersection of Franklin and Front Streets on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. This is not the intersection that will be closed Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Downtown intersection scheduled to be partially closed Friday

As construction continues in downtown Juneau, the intersection of North Franklin and Second streets will be partially closed Friday. According to an email from City… Continue reading

Mariyan Aleksiev, of Earthmovers, cuts into the pavement at the intersection of Franklin and Front Streets on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. This is not the intersection that will be closed Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Mariyan Aleksiev, of Earthmovers, cuts into the pavement at the intersection of Franklin and Front Streets on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. A section of Front Street will be closed as remodeling work to replace utilities, pavement, sidewalk and lighting fixtures take place over the next few months. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Next phase of downtown construction to start

This Wednesday, the fall phase of work on the City and Borough of Juneau’s Downtown Street Improvements Project will begin. The phase in the multi-year… Continue reading

Mariyan Aleksiev, of Earthmovers, cuts into the pavement at the intersection of Franklin and Front Streets on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. A section of Front Street will be closed as remodeling work to replace utilities, pavement, sidewalk and lighting fixtures take place over the next few months. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)