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Southcoast Region Director

Director D. Lance Mearig, P.E.

D. Lance Mearig, P.E.
6860 Glacier Highway
P.O. Box 112506
Juneau, AK 99811-2506
(907) 465-1762
lance.mearig@alaska.gov

DOT&PF Southcoast Region Director Lance Mearig leads project development and operations for state-owned and managed roads, airports, and ferry facilities in Southeast Alaska, Kodiak, the Alaska Peninsula, and the Aleutians.

A licensed Professional Engineer, Mearig has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Arizona State University. Mearig grew up in Sitka, Ketchikan, and Petersburg. He has lived and worked in Juneau for most of his career.

Mearig has over 35 years of experience in transportation. Prior to accepting DOT&PF’s Southcoast Region Director position, he served as DOT&PF’s Chief Engineer. He began his career working for DOT&PF in 1982 and spent 25 years working in private industry.