Chitina Maintenance Station, in Chitina, closing;
Birch Lake Maintenance Station, on the Richardson Highway, closing;
Central Maintenance Station, in Central, closing;
and Thompson Pass Maintenance Station, on the Richardson Highway near Valdez, will become a seasonal station, open in the winter only.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 249 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.”