Transportation and Infrastructure Development

Mission Statement

The Bristol Bay Native Association Department of Transportation & Infrastructure Development (DOTID) exists to address the transportation needs of the Bristol Bay Region. The department serves participating tribes with implementing tribally identified transportation priorities and is providing emergency management support.

Our Vision

To support sustainable and thriving Member communities by maximizing economic returns on policies that Promote Safety, Transportation and Infrastructure Investments, and Emergency Planning that bring lasting and equitable economic benefits to the citizens of the Bristol Bay Region.

Department Statement of Purpose

To Continue To Improve The Quality Of Life For Bristol Bay Region Tribes, By Developing Safe Reliable Roads And Trails, Public Transportation Systems, Infrastructure Development, Highway Safety Planning, And Emergency Preparedness Programs Together With The Most Local Economic Benefit Possible.

BBNA Tribal Transportation Program (TTP)

BBNA DOTID program works with 7 consortium tribes. Participating Consortium Tribes: Clarks Point; Ekuk; Ekwok; New Stuyahok; Pilot Point; Portage Creek and Twin Hills. A Consortium is a group of Tribes who have formally agreed to pool their TTP funding and resources. The BIA and FHWA will work with a Tribal Consortium the same as a Tribe.

BBNA DOTID provides the following to the participating Consortium Tribes: 

  • Develop or Update Long Range Transportation Plans
  • Assist with National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory
  • Review, Update, and Create Tribal Transportation Safety Plans
  • Develop safe and reliable public transportation and Infrastructure  networks
  • Design and Construction Services
  • Develop Tribal Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plans

BBNA Tribal Transportation Safety Program

Participating Tribes: Clarks Point; Curyung; Egegik; Ekuk; Ekwok; Levelock; New Stuyahok; Nondalton; Pilot Point; Portage Creek; Port Heiden; Togiak; and Twin Hills

“A Transportation Safety Plan is a collaborative and comprehensive document that identifies transportation safety issues and strategies to address them. Effective Transportation Safety Plans lead to projects that make the transportation system safer.” ~U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

The purpose of the Tribal Transportation Safety Plans is to use existing data to identify transportation safety issues, prioritize activities to address these issues, and identify potential funding sources to implement the activities.

2019 Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plans (THMP)

Click on participating village to download their plan.

Advocacy

BBNA is actively involved in advocating for the transportation, infrastructure, and emergency preparedness needs of the Bristol Bay Region.

Advocacy

We are involved in the following organizations:

Alaska Community and Public Transportation Advisory Board
Alaska Tribal Transportation Workgroup
Tribal Transportation Program Coordinating Committee
NCAI Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee
Alaska Tribal Transportation Unity Caucus

BBNA DOTID Contact Information
Dan Breeden, Department Director
907-842-6219
dbreeden@bbna.com

Annie Fritze, Program Manager
907-842-6143
afritze@bbna.com

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