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ARCHIVED Public Involvement

Public involvement is a basic component of the environmental review process. DOT&PF and FHWA have involved the public throughout this project.

Record of Decision

Appendix A of the ROD includes copies of all comments made on the Final EIS and responses to those comments.  In response to public comments, FHWA has (1) added wildlife and pedestrian pathway mitigation, and (2) included clarifications and corrections where most needed. Overall, the analysis in the EIS that led to identifying the Juneau Creek Alternative as the preferred alternative was not substantively changed by the comments.

Public Comment Period Closed

Comments for the Final EIS were accepted from March 16 – April 16, 2018. The public comment period is now closed.

If you have questions about the EIS process, email the project team at

Past Public Involvement

DOT&PF has met with the public, regulatory agencies, and interested groups since 2000 to keep them apprised of project activities and to get their feedback on the environmental, social, and economic issues associated with the project. Click the following links for information presented in the past.

The DOT&PF operates Federal Programs without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Full Title VI Nondiscrimination Policy: To file a complaint, go to:

The DOT&PF complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids, services and/or special modifications to participate in this project should contact DOT&PF at 907-269-0542 to make necessary arrangements. Individuals with a hearing impairment can contact Relay Alaska at 711 for assistance. Requests should be made at least 5 days before the accommodation is needed to make any necessary arrangements.