The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in partnership with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) has released the Gravina Access Project Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) for review and comment. A 45-day public comment period follows the release of the Draft SEIS. Comments must be received by Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The Draft SEIS examines the social, economic, and environmental impacts of proposed alternatives to improve public access between Revillagigedo Island and Gravina Island. It also examines a No Action Alternative.

DOT&PF is hosting an open house and public hearing on the Gravina Access Project this Wednesday, July 17th at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The open house is scheduled from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm followed by the public hearing from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Public comments can be mailed to:
Gravina Access Project Draft SEIS
P.O. Box 112506
Juneau, AK 99811-2506

entered directly online at:

e-mailed to:

or faxed to: (907) 465-2016

The Draft SEIS, along with information on the project is available at

Printed copies of the Draft SEIS are available at the following locations:
• Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Office
• City of Ketchikan Library
• City of Ketchikan Clerk’s Office
• City of Saxman Clerk’s Office
• Ketchikan Indian Community
• Organized Village of Saxman
• Metlakatla Library
• Southeast DOT&PF Office (Juneau)


Comments are closed