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What You Need to Know

  • Expect NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS, REDUCED SPEED LIMITS and short DELAYS from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Saturday.
  • The scenic turnout that overlooks the Matanuska River at MP 49 is permanently CLOSED.

Traffic Impacts

Expect two-lane road for the majority of the duration of this project, with intermittent LANE CLOSURES while integrating the new roadway into the existing road on both ends.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working with Granite Construction to realign the Glenn Highway at MP 49. Upon completion, the highway will be realigned away from the eroding bluff, with new guardrail and a new light post at the Palmer-Fishhook Road, Glenn Highway intersection. This project is scheduled to be complete by November 2016.

More Information

DOT: Engineer Phone: 745-0140
Hotline: 745-0142


ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season

Today's date is:

June 23, 2016

Last updated at: 17:18 June 22, 2016

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Construction Areas Note

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).