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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2016
No.: 16-1018
Contact: Jeremy Woodrow, (907) 465-8994, Jeremy.Woodrow@alaska.gov

AMHS Releases Winter 2016-17 Schedule

(JUNEAU, Alaska) –The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) today announced the release of its 2016-17 winter schedule. Reservations are now available for booking at FerryAlaska.com, by calling 1-800-642-0066, or visiting ferry terminal staff throughout the system.

The AMHS winter schedule covers ferry travel from October 1, 2016 to April 30, 2017. Fare information is available at FerryAlaska.com or from reservations agents.

Release of the 2016-17 winter schedule followed a public comment period held in May and June. The comment period is an opportunity for communities and individuals to review and comment on the proposed schedule, and to make AMHS aware of significant community events.

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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