Alex DeMarban

Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Anchorage Airport Pitches New Shipping Option to Ease West Coast Snarls

Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is the sixth-busiest cargo airport in the world. (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport)

An Anchorage, Alaska, economic development group, alongside Anchorage airport and shipping officials, is making a pitch for what they say is an unexploited maritime shipping route from Anchorage to the U.S. Northwest that could help unlock West Coast shipping snarls.

Alex DeMarban | Anchorage Daily News
November 19, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Anchorage Airport Among Nation’s Busiest as Pandemic Boosts Cargo Activity

Ted Stevens International Airport Getty Images

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport remained one of the nation’s busiest airports in recent months as disrupted shipping patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic fueled soaring cargo activity.

Alex DeMarban | Anchorage Daily News
November 3, 2020
Government, Safety, TCA

Alaska DOT Reroutes Dalton Highway to Protect Road From Creeping ‘Blob’

Dalton Highway Alaska Department of Transportation

Alaska highway workers have moved the Dalton Highway to protect it from a giant mass of frozen debris oozing down a hillside.

Alex DeMarban | Anchorage Daily News
September 7, 2018
TCA

Regulators: Tanker-Truck Crashes and Spills an Increasing Worry on Alaska Highways

Alaska DOT

Federal and state regulators in Alaska say they're working to stem what has been a growing number of tanker-truck accidents in recent years — including three big rollovers since September that dumped thousands of gallons of diesel fuel into woods and wetlands.

Alex DeMarban | Anchorage Daily News
November 28, 2016