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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2014
No.: 14-2566
Contact: Jeremy Woodrow, 907-465-8994, Jeremy.Woodrow@alaska.gov

Tustumena Replacement Design Study Report Available for Review

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) Alaska Marine Highway System today announced that the Tustumena Replacement Vessel Design Study Report is now available online at dot.state.ak.us/amhs/tusty_replace.

ADOT&PF will be accepting public comments regarding the Tustumena Replacement Vessel Design Study Report through Jan. 9, 2015. Comments may be submitted via email to dot.amhs.tustumenareplacement@alaska.gov.

The Design Study Report provides the concept design for the Tustumena Replacement Vessel including profile and deck drawings. The report details vessel characteristics such as length, capacity, layout, vehicle configuration and passenger amenities. The report also outlines estimates for vessel construction and projected annual operating costs.

The Tustumena replacement preliminary design proposes a 330-foot vessel capable of transporting 250 passengers and 52 vehicles. 

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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