AMHS seeks public review of summer 2015 schedule

JUNEAU — The proposed Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for the summer 2015 season has been placed on the AMHS website for public review. These documents can be accessed through a link on the homepage at FerryAlaska.com or directly through the following address: www.dot.state.ak.us/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 via email at dot.amhs.comments@alaska.gov and by fax at 907-586-8365 prior to Sept. 23.
A teleconference to hear comments and consider adjustments is scheduled for Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. for Southeast Alaska schedules and 1:30 p.m. for Southwest and Southcentral Alaska schedules.
The meeting will be held in Ketchikan at the Marine Engineering Facility 7037 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 3902#. The link to access the proposed schedule patterns is: www.dot.alaska.gov/amhs/share/schedule/considerations.pdf
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 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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