ADOT&PF closing select waysides due to budget reductions
Closed waysides are all located near other services
(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – Due to general fund budget reductions, the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is not opening eight waysides. All eight of the closed waysides are located near other services.
The waysides to be closed are located at:
By eliminating the ongoing cost of maintaining the waysides, ADOT&PF will save $82,700 this year. The rest of the ADOT&PF maintained waysides on the Richardson Highway, Tok Cutoff and Glenn Highway will remain open this season.
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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