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       ROAD CLOSURE

KTN NORTH TONGASS BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS, WATERFALL CREEKS ROAD CONSTRUCTION through January
What You Need to Know
  • Construction on the Waterfall Creek bridges has moved into winter shutdown. Work is expected to resume in spring 2020.
  • Drivers should expect the winter operation of the temporary signals and ONE-LANE TRAFFIC on the bridges, with reduced speeds of 15 MPH.
  • Please follow all posted signs and watch for equipment and personnel removing snow and maintaining the temporary signals and traffic devices. 
Project End Result

The Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Orion Marine Constructors, Inc., is working to replace the existing wood bridges at First and Second Waterfall Creeks with full width, two-lane concrete bridges free of load restrictions, with smooth asphalt driving surfaces and modern guardrail. Work is expected to be complete in summer 2020.

Contractor Information

Orion Marine Constructors, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-247-1656
DOT Number
907-360-1721
DOT Hotline
907-205-2323

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