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Road Closure

3rd Street is CLOSED between the Old Steese Highway and the Steese Highway, as well as between Eagle Avenue and Hamilton Avenue. Drivers should follow the posted DETOUR routes.

Forty Mile Avenue off of 3rd Street is CLOSED. Please follow the posted DETOUR on 2nd Street. Use the Old Steese Highway to access to 2nd Street and Graehl Park.


What You Need to Know
  • Crews will be working during the day from 7:00am to 11:00pm.
  • All business access will remain open throughout construction.
  • The 3rd Street intersections at Hamilton Avenue and the Old Steese Highway are controlled as four-way stops.
  • Pedestrian traffic heading east on 3rd Street from the Steese Expressway will be detoured onto 4th Street behind the Eagle Plaza Mall or 2nd Street near Lat 65 Brewing Co.
Traffic Impacts

Throughout the construction season, be alert to SINGLE-LANE TRAFFIC, construction equipment and workers in the roadway, flagging operations and LANE CLOSURES. 

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with HC Contractors, is working to widen 3rd Street between the Old Steese Highway and Hamilton Avenue, which will also include upgrading utilities and resurfacing the roadway. Will work include removing existing asphalt, replacement of facilities, relocating overhead power, as well as development of new pedestrian facilities and asphalt. This project is expected to be complete in June 2022.

Contractor Information

HC Contractors

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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