ADL 233422 Terra-Aleutian Fiber Optic Cable Easement Kodiak to Unalaska

ADL 233422
Terra-Aleutian Fiber Optic Cable Easement

Kodiak to Unalaska


November 26, 2019

Subject to AS 38.05.850, the Southcentral Regional Land Office has received an application for the following:

APPLICANT: GCI Communication Corporation  


GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Kodiak and Aleutian Islands

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The proposed easement will span approximately 428 discontiguous miles on state-owned, DMLW-managed tide and submerged lands as shown in attachments A and B.

REQUESTED ACTIVITY: The applicant has requested that DMLW issue an easement on state owned tide and submerged lands. The purpose of the easement is to authorize the installation and operation of fiber optic cable to provide service to Larsen Bay on Kodiak Island, and several communities within the Aleutian Islands. The requested easement will be approximately 428 miles in length, and 30 feet in width. The final easement length and area will be determined subsequent to DMLW’s receipt of an as-built record of survey. The easement, if approved, may differ from that described herein.


DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS: By 5:00pm on December 31, 2019

The public is invited to comment on this activity. The purpose of this notice is to gather input before a decision is made. To ensure consideration, written comments must be received by the Division of Mining, Land and Water at the Southcentral Regional Land Office, 550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 900C, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501 on or before 5:00 p.m. on the date noted above. Questions or requests to view the full application packet should be directed to Evan Weinzirl, Telephone:  907.269.7472; Fax: 907.269.8913 or e-mail:

After review and adjudication, we may issue an authorization with stipulations for the activity.  The activity may be modified during the review and adjudication process.

Individuals with audio impairments who have questions concerning this public notice may call Relay Alaska at 711 or 1-800-770-8973 for assistance at no cost.

DMLW reserves the right to waive technical defects in this notice.

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Created 11/26/2019 2:29:16 PM by ekweinzirl


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Sub-Category: Pipeline/Utilities
Location(s): Kodiak, Southwest Region
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 11/26/2019
Archive Date: 1/1/2020