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       ROAD CLOSURE

KETCHIKAN, HERRING COVE BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • Drivers should expect daily construction activities.
  • Drivers should be aware of crews excavating at Powerhouse Road, Wood Road, and along the South Tongass Highway.
  • Drivers should be alert to LANE CLOSURES, flagging operations, temporary signals, and minor DELAYS.
  • Expect rougher roadway and longer drive time, as pavement has been removed. 
  • Drivers should anticipate FULL ROAD CLOSURES. Notices will be provided in advance.
  • No parking is available along the construction corridor for the duration of the project.
  • Pedestrian access at the bridge and through the corridor is not permitted.
  • To be added to an email list for updates on this project, please send your email address to herringcovebridgeproject@hamil.com.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Hamilton Construction, is working to replace the Herring Cove Bridge with a new, wider bridge. Work will include installing sidewalks, stone armoring around the bridge, as well as intersection improvements and utility work between Wood Road and Powerhouse Road. This project is expected to be completed in July 2023. 

Contractor Information

Hamilton Construction Alaska

DOT Number
907-220-7343

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