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Press Release: 24-0016

Contact: Sam Dapcevich, 907-465-4503,

DOT&PF Seeks Public Review of Winter Ferry Schedule

(JUNEAU, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Winter 2024-2025 Schedule is now open for public comment. The Winter Schedule covers sailings from October 1, 2024, through April 30, 2025. The schedule and supporting documentation can be found here:

The public is encouraged to provide written comments by June 25, 2024. Comments may be submitted via the following website links (look for the "Submit a Comment" button near the top of each page). Comments may also be emailed to, or faxed to 907-228-6873.

Two public virtual meetings are scheduled for June 26, 2024 to hear additional comments and consider schedule adjustments. Here are details about how to participate in both virtual meetings:

The June 26, 2024 meetings will be held at the Alaska Marine Highway Ketchikan Central Office, 7037 North Tongass Highway for participants wishing to attend in person.

AMHS takes care to design the schedule to accommodate coastal communities’ special events to the greatest extent practicable. In addition to other comments, the public is encouraged to submit special event information. The department will work to contract supplemental service, if needed, to cover service disruptions.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 9 ferries serving 35 communities along 3,500 marine miles, over 5,600 miles of highway and 839 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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