Public comment on intersection improvements due by end of week

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The deadline for public comment on the project to relieve congestion at the Riveride and Stephen Richards Memorial Drive Intersection is coming at the end of business this Friday.

    There's been lots of public comment starting with an open public house on July 11..

    Aurah Landeau the public information officer for the Southcoast Region of the State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said  80 people attended their open house.  .  In addition, they have received additional public comment since the meeting.

    The department will go through all the public comments following the deadline.  Another open house will be held in the Fall to gather public comment on what the department worked up from the initial comment period.

    Landeau said the easiest way provide comment prior to Friday's  deadline is by going to the project web site at



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