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HSIP: PALMER-WASILLA HIGHWAY, CENTER LEFT-TURN LANE WIDENING ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
Road Closure

Through 5:30am Thursday, June 4, the Palmer-Wasilla Highway will be CLOSED between Hurley Drive and Cottonwood Creek. One-lane access will be maintained for residents and businesses in the area. Drivers should be alert to PILOT CAR operations. Please follow the posted DETOUR ROUTES via the Parks Highway and Seward Meridian Parkway. 

What You Need to Know
  • Lanes are being shifted over from Hurley Circle to the Seward Meridian Parkway. Drivers should expect flagging operations as crews perform excavation and haul operations. Pathway flagging and pedestrian pilot car are ongoing for pedestrian protection from Seward Meridian to Hurley Circle, please watch for the signs at approaches and wait for the pilot car.
  • Work will include excavation of the northern side of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway, which will be followed by construction of new lanes and then repaving of the highway from Hurley Circle to Seward Meridian by mid-June. 
  • Be aware of crews performing work, as well as trucks and equipment operating in the project area.
  • During the five day closure, access will be limited to local businesses and home owners. Drivers should expect PILOT CAR operations and LONG DELAYS.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with QAP, is working to widen the Palmer-Wasilla Highway to create a two-way center left-turn only lane. Project work includes grading, drainage, paving, pathway, signing and striping.

Contractor Information

QAP

Contractor Number
907-746-0811
DOT Number
907-373-9532

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