|Headquarters||3131 Channel Drive, P.O. Box 112500, Juneau, Alaska 99811|
The Alaska Department of Transportation was established on July 1, 1977, by Alaska Highway Commissioner Walter Parker during the administration of Governor Jay Hammond. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities merged the former departments of Highways and Public Works. it was created on July 1, 1977. When Governor Hammond took office in 1975, he appointed Walter Parker as Commissioner of Highways and Donald Harris as Public Works Commissioner. Donald Harris survived and became Alaska's first DOT&PF commissioner.
- "Official website". Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities.
- "Contact Us Archived 2009-05-20 at the Wayback Machine." Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. Retrieved on October 25, 2009.
- Dunham, Mike (2014-06-26). "Longtime Alaska resources and transportation adviser Walter Parker dead at 87". Alaska Dispatch News. Retrieved 2014-11-16.