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What You Need to Know
  • Construction crews are currently working from 7:00am to 6:30pm at the intersections along Airport Way, including Washington Street, Market Street, and Wilbur Street. Crews will be boring under the roadways at the Airport Way intersections of Wilbur Street and Lathrop Street and Airport Way from October 10 through October 17.
  • Construction crews are also working at 10th Avenue and the Steese Highway.
  • Work will progress at intersections along Airport Way, from Sportsman-Old Airport Way to Washington Drive, Market Street, Wilbur Street, Lathrop Street, Barnette Street-Gillam Way, and Noble Street. This work is expected to continue through the week of October 22.
  • Upcoming construction is also scheduled for the Airport Way-Gaffney Road and Richardson Highway-Steese Highway intersection.
Traffic Impacts

During Phase 1 of this project, expect minimal traffic impacts. In some areas the sidewalks will be CLOSED to foot traffic. Pedestrian DETOUR routes will be posted. Please plan to follow all construction signs. Please expect shoulder work during the day and LANE CLOSURES during the night.

Project End Result

The Department of Transportation, in cooperation with HC Contractors, Inc. is working to upgrade and install traffic poles, signs, lights, and signals at 38 intersections throughout the Fairbanks area. This project is scheduled to be complete by September of 2019.

Contractor Information
HC Contractors, Inc
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Special Accommodations Contact:

Those people who reside in construction zones and may require special accommodations should call the DOT Highway Construction Engineer at 907-269-0450 (TTY 907-269-0473).

Safety in all construction zones:

  • Traffic fines are double
  • Watch for changing driving surfaces
  • Watch for reduced speed limits
  • Be alert to and follow directions of flaggers
  • Drive with headlights on
  • Allow additional time when traveling
  • Watch for equipment and workers