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       ROAD CLOSURE

UNIVERSITY AVENUE WIDENING, REHABILITATION, and BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ROAD CONSTRUCTION through
Road Closure

Beginning mid-July through October, University Avenue will be CLOSED between Airport Way and Goldizen Avenue.

What You Need to Know
  • Work on this project will begin later in the summer on University Avenue between Airport Way and Goldizen Avenue. 
  • A pedestrian bridge will allow for access over the Chena River during the project. 
  • For more information, visit the project website at http://dot.alaska.gov/nreg/university/
Project End Result

Great Northwest Inc., in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Transportation, is working to construct a new bridge over the Chena River. The new bridge will include a raised median, two lanes in each direction with shoulders, a separated sidewalk on both sides, and a decorative railing. This project will be complete in October 2021. 

 

Contractor Information

Great Northwest Inc.

Contractor Number
907-452-5617
DOT Number
907-451-2797

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