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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2020
Press Release: 20-0012
Contact: Sam Dapcevich, sam.dapcevich@alaska.gov, (907)465-4503

Alaska Marine Highway System Announces Interim Passenger Service
Allen Marine vessel will make trips on Feb. 29 and Mar. 3

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has contracted Allen Marine to provide passenger service on Saturday, Feb. 29, and Tuesday, March 3. Each voyage will begin and end in Juneau, and will visit the communities of Kake, Angoon and Tenakee.

To ensure a seat AMHS encourages travelers to make reservations in advance on the AMHS website or by calling 1-800-642-0066. The reservations website will be updated to include these trips on Thursday morning, Feb. 27. Luggage and totes are allowed and are limited to a total of 80 lbs per passenger. Travelers must be able to carry their items aboard the vessel. Please have your reservation available to show on your phone, or a printed copy.

For the Juneau departure please arrive at the dock 1 hour prior to scheduled departure, and for all other communities please arrive at the dock 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.

The schedule and docking locations are as follows:

     Juneau – Allen Marine Dock, 13391 Glacier Hwy.
     Departure       7:00 am

     Kake – OVK Dock
     Arrival              12:00 pm
     Departure       12:30 pm

     Angoon – Seaplane float
     Arrival             3:15 pm
     Departure       3:45 pm

     Tenakee – Seaplane float
     Arrival             5:15 pm
     Departure       5:45 pm

     Juneau – Allen Marine Dock
     Arrival             7:45 pm

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, more than 5,600 miles of highway and 776 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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