Skip to main content

map

map

LEGEND:

Project Marker Project

Project With Road Closure Project with

       ROAD CLOSURE

UNIVERSITY AVENUE REHAB, GEIST ROAD and JOHANSEN EXPRESSWAY ROAD CONSTRUCTION through November
Road Closure

University Avenue between Thomas Street and Johansen Expressway and Geist Road is CLOSED to through traffic. This CLOSURE is expected to last into November.

What You Need to Know
  • Local and business access will be maintained through the construction zone. Right turns will be permitted from Thomas Street onto University Avenue toward Farmers Loop Road.
  • Access for residents and businesses on Sandvik Street and Dead End Alley will be restricted to High School Access Road and/or College Road.
  • Pedestrians and cyclists should follow posted DETOUR routes.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, in partnership with Great Northwest, Inc., is working to widen and reconstruct the intersection of University Avenue and Geist Road/Johansen Expressway. University Avenue will also be repaved between Thomas Street and Wolf Run. We will do our best to keep you informed as work progresses and appreciate your patience and cooperation during construction.

Contractor Information

Great Northwest Inc.

DOT Number
907-451-2652

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