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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 28, 2013
No.: 13-2539
Contact: Jeremy Woodrow, 907-465-8994, Jeremy.Woodrow@alaska.gov

AMHS Seeks Public Review of Summer 2014 Schedule

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule for the summer 2014 season has been placed on the AMHS website for public review. These documents can be accessed through a link on the homepage at FerryAlaska.com or directly through the following address:

dot.alaska.gov/amhs/share/schedule/considerations.pdf

This is an opportunity for communities to review and comment on the proposed schedule in consideration of community events. Written comments will be accepted via email at dot.amhs.comments@alaska.gov and by fax at 907-586-8365 prior to September 10, 2013.

A teleconference to hear comments and consider adjustments is scheduled for Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. for Southeast Alaska schedules and 1:30 p.m. for Southwest and Southcentral Alaska schedules. The meeting will be held in Ketchikan at the Alaska Marine Highway Central Office, 7559 North Tongass Highway for participants wishing to attend in person.

The toll free number to participate in either teleconference is: 1-800-315-6338, conference code 3902#.  The link to access the proposed schedule patterns is:

dot.alaska.gov/amhs/share/schedule/considerations.pdf

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 239 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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