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FAIRBANKS, CUSHMAN STREET BRIDGE ROAD CONSTRUCTION through
What You Need to Know
  • Drivers should expect changing traffic patterns, LANE CLOSURES, message board directions, flagging operations, and hauling trucks along Cushman Street.
  • Crews are currently working on the bridge in order to prepare for sidewalk and curb placement.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with HC Contractors, is working to upgrade the Cushman Street Bridge over the Chena River. These upgrades include seismic bracing the girders and piers, installing new driving surface, restricting the lanes from three to two, widening sidewalks, as well as constructing a new ADA pedestrian path to connect with the path alongside the river. This project also includes installing a new lighting system and traffic lights at the Cushman Street and 1st Avenue intersection, as well as the Cushman Street and Doyon Place intersection.

Contractor Information

HC Contractors Inc

Contractor Number
907-488-5983
DOT Number
907-451-5461

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