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Denali Commission Story

Introduced by Congress in 1998, the Denali Commission is an independent federal agency designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure, and economic support throughout Alaska. With the creation of the Denali Commission, Congress acknowledged the need for increased inter-agency cooperation and focus on Alaska’s remote communities. The Denali Commission Strategic Plan FY2018-2022 outlines the Commissioners’ vision for agency investments over the next five years.

Denali Commission Project Database

Interactive Project Database

You can use this tool to track the progress of projects in your community and throughout the state. For each project, you can get detailed information on project cost, schedule and scope of work.
Denali Commission Project Database


  • FEIS for Mertarvik Infrastructure Development - This document constitutes The Denali Commission’s Record of Decision (ROD) for the Mertarvik Infrastructure Development Project, in compliance with agency implementing regulations at 45 CFR 900 for the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that informs this decision provided an in-depth analysis of the alternatives considered to achieve the purpose and need ...read more