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SEWARD HIGHWAY, MP 75 to 90, INGRAM CREEK to GIRDWOOD ROAD and BRIDGE REHABILITATION, PHASE II and PORTAGE CURVE MULTIMODAL CONNECTOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • Crews will be working at night from 10:00pm to 8:00am on Sundays, and 8:00pm to 8:00am Mondays through Thursdays.
  • Crews will be working off of the roadway Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm. No work will occur in the roadway during day shift hours.
  • Drivers should expect reduced speeds, flagging operations, and minor DELAYS at the junction of the Seward Highway and Portage Glacier Highway. 
  • Drivers should be aware of crews working along the roadway shoulders.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Mass Excavation, Inc., is working to replace the bridges at 20 Mile River, Portage Creek #1, Portage Creek #2, Placer River, and Placer River Overflow, as well as realign sections of roadway within the Portage Curve to improve safety within the corridor. The pathway project will create segments of multi-modal pathway between MP 75, near Ingram Creek, and MP 82, near 20 Mile River. The pathway will include pedestrian under crossings at Placer River, Portage Glacier Highway, Portage Creek #2 and 20 Mile River. Crews will also work on installing grading, drainage, paving, illumination, signage and striping improvements.

Contractor Information

Mass Excavation, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-771-9272
DOT Number
907-854-8810
Project Area
29

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