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       ROAD CLOSURE

SEWARD HIGHWAY, DIMOND BOULEVARD to DOWLING ROAD RECONSTRUCTION, PHASE I ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
Road Closure

Homer Drive is CLOSED from 71st Avenue to 76th Avenue and 68th Avenue to 80th Avenue. Drivers please plan to use Briarwood Street as a DETOUR route. Also, Brayton Drive is CLOSED from Lore Road to 68th Avenue. Please plan to use Meadow Street as a DETOUR route.

The northbound Seward Highway On-Ramp from Lore Road is CLOSED. Residents between Dowling Road and Abbott Road should plan to use the newly opened northbound Seward Highway On-Ramp from Abbott Road as a DETOUR route.

What You Need to Know
  • Speed limits have been reduced within the project corridor to 55 MPH and traffic patterns will be modified as necessary to accommodate work. Please follow construction signs and be aware of future notifications.
  • Median and shoulder work are being done along the New Seward Highway near the Dowling Road Exit in order to accommodate 6 lanes of through traffic in the final configuration.
  • Work is being done in sections along the frontage roads, going from the south end to the north end along Brayton Drive and the north end to the south end on Homer Drive from Dimond Boulevard to Dowling Road; sections of the roads will be CLOSED as work progresses.
  • To receive email updates about this project, email SewardDowlingDimond@spawnideas.com
Traffic Impacts

Be alert to day and night work throughout the construction season. Final striping and lift of paving along the New Seward Highway will be completed sometime in July.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with QAP, is working to expand the Seward Highway from Dimond Boulevard to Dowling Road, reconfigure highway ramps and frontage roads, extend Sandlewood Place, construct a new grade separation at 76th Avenue and build new box culvert crossings for Little Campbell Creek. This project is expected to be completed in June 2019. 

Contractor Information

QAP

Contractor Number
907-522-2211
DOT Number
907-770-2612

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