Department of Transportation, Alaska

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The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is an agency in Alaska.

The purpose of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is to design, construct, operate, and maintain the State's transportation system, buildings, and other facilities, including highways, aviation facilities, airports, harbors, and the State's ferry system.[1]

Budget

A link is provided to budget information on the Alaska State website. The total operating budget for fiscal year 2012 is $585,455.00.[2]

Operating Budget Totals for the past four years are as follows:[3]

Fiscal Year Operating Budget
2009 $508,801.20
2010 $520,787.00
2011 $565,705.40
2012 $585,455.00

The DOT&PF also received $300,000,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for transportation related projects.[4]

ARRA Fund Distributions

Project Type Allocated Amount
Highway and Bridge Projects $175,000,000
Airport Projects $82,500,000
Transit Projects $41,600,000

ARRA Fund Disbursements as of 2009

Project Type Amount Disbursed
Highway and Bridge Projects $91,000,000
Airport Projects $73,370,000
Transit Projects $9,100,000

Programs

The DOT&PF website provides a searchable database of current projects and a list of projects by state and region.[5][6]

Statewide projects include the Shore Condition Report.[7]

Transparency

Contact information, including emails, are provided for administrative staff, the Commissioner, and the Deputy Commissioners.[8][9]

Project information is posted on the website.[10]

Bidding and contract information is also available.[11]

Public records request information is not disclosed, nor is administrative salary information.

External links

References