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       ROAD CLOSURE

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

Through Tuesday, December 15, University Avenue is CLOSED to vehicular traffic between Airport Way and Goldizen Avenue. Please follow the posted DETOUR ROUTES.

What You Need to Know
  • Airport Way is restricted to only two lanes of traffic with a reduced speed limit of 35 MPH.
  • A pedestrian bridge will allow for access over the Chena River during the project. Pedestrians will be able to access the project area for the duration of the project. Please follow pedestrian signage to ensure safe travels through the construction area.
  • 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