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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2015
No.: 15-2537
Contact: Jeremy Woodrow, 907-465-8994, Jeremy.Woodrow@alaska.gov

ADOT&PF Seeks Public Review of 2015-16 Winter Ferry Schedule

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities proposed Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) schedule pattern for fall, winter and spring 2015-2016 is now available online for public review. The documents can be accessed through a link on the AMHS 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 prior to July 21 via email at dot.amhs.comments@alaska.gov and by fax at 907-586-8365.

A teleconference to hear comments and consider adjustments is scheduled Wed, July 22 at 10:00 a.m. for Southeast schedules and at 1:30 p.m. for Southwest and Southcentral 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 03902#.

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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