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Road Project Traffic Delays: July 3, 2014

Last Updated: July 3, 2014

1. Arctic Blvd. btwn. W. Potter Dr. and Raspberry Rd.

Arctic Blvd. is CLOSED from W. Potter Dr. to Raspberry Rd. until approx. the end of August. Business access will be maintained. Please follow construction signs for detour routes. International Airport Rd. to Electron Dr. will be open as detour access to Napa and Alaska Steel.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, no work is expected from Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6.

Please use caution and be alert to flagging operations when traveling through the project area.

Expected Completion: October, 2015

Information: Granite Construction, 267-5283; DOT, 929-7244

2. Independence Day Parade (Downtown Area)

On Friday, July 4th from approx. 10:30 AM until approx. 1:00 PM, drivers should expect multiple road closures in the downtown area for the Independence Day Parade. The following roads will be impacted:

  • 9th Ave. and 10th Ave. between E St. and P St. and all cross streets in between will be CLOSED for the parade. Please use alternate routes. APD officers will assist with traffic control at major intersections.
  • Following the parade, I St. btwn. 9th Ave. and 10th Ave. and 10th Ave. between E St. and I St. will remain closed until approx. 6:00 PM for festivities.

Please expect delays into the downtown area and use caution.

Information: Anchorage Fairs and Festivals, 279-7500

3. Independence Day Fireworks (Mulcahy Stadium)

On Friday, July 4th from approx. 8:00 PM until midnight, drivers should expect lane restrictions on A St. between Fireweed and 16th Ave. and on Gambell St. btwn. 13th Ave. and 16th Ave. for the Independence Day Fireworks event at Mulcahy Stadium. Please expect delays around the stadium and use caution in the area. APD officers will assist with traffic control.

Information: Anchorage Bucs Baseball Club, 561-2827

4. Chugiak 4th of July Parade (Chugiak Area)

On Friday, July 4th between approx. 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM, drivers should expect a closure on the Old Glenn Hwy. btwn. South Birchwood Loop and North Birchwood Loop (at Chugiak Elementary) for the annual Chugiak 4th of July Parade. Please use alternate routes and expect delays in the area.

5. Girdwood Forest Fair Parade

On Saturday, July 5th from 9:30 AM until approx. 12:00 PM, drivers should expect a full closure on the Alyeska Hwy. between Mile 2.1 (Hightower Rd.) and Mile 3.0 (Arlberg Ave.) for the annual Girdwood Forest Fair Parade. Please expect delays and use caution in the area.

Information: Girdwood Forest Fair, 242-1430

6. W. 8th Ave. btwn. H St. and I St.

On Tuesday, July 8th from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM, drivers should expect a full road closure on W. 8th Ave. between H St. and I St. for the Skinny Raven Urban Adventure Run. Please use detour routes and watch for participants in the area.

Information: Skinny Raven Sports, 274-7222

7. McRae Rd. btwn. Barbara Dr. and Wisconsin St.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on McRae Rd. between Barbara Dr. and Wisconsin St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Pruhs Construction, 441-7555

8. K St. btwn. W. 3rd Ave. and W. 4th Ave.

Drivers should expect a northbound lane closure on K St. between W. 3rd Ave. and W. 4th Ave. from 7 AM - 6 PM. From 6 PM - 7 AM, drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure of this block. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Cornerstone General Contractors, 561-1993

9. A St. btwn. Northern Lights Blvd. and W. 9th Ave.

FUTURE ROAD CLOSURE: A St. is anticipated to be CLOSED in mid or late July from Fireweed Ln. to 9th Ave. Please follow construction signs for detour routes.

Be alert to new traffic patterns on A St. between Northern Lights Blvd. and 9th Ave., where lanes have been shifted to the west.

Please use caution when traveling through the work zone and be alert to construction workers and heavy equipment on the roadway and shoulder.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, no work is expected from Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: DOT, 770-2612

10. W. 71st Ave. Sewer Rehab Project

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on the following roads for the W. 71st Ave. sewer rehab project:

  • Stanley Dr. between W. 71st Ave. and W. 72nd Ave.
  • Rovenna Ln. between W. 71st Ave. and W. 72nd Ave.

Residents will maintain limited acess. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Construction Unlimited, 243-8667

11. Eagle River Rd. Rehabilitation (Upper Terrace Dr. to Eagle River Nature Center)

Drivers should expect lane restrictions, flagging and pilot car operations, and short delays from approx. 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM Monday through Saturday, between Upper Terrace Street (MP 5.3) and Berryhill Road (MP 6.4), and between Eklund Avenue (MP 10.2) and Mount Yukla Circle (MP 12.6). At all other times, be alert to intermittent reduced speed limits, flagging operations, and lane restrictions throughout the project area.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, no work is expected from Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6.

Be alert to construction workers on shoulder and expect delays during hours of construction.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Pruhs, 279-1020; DOT, 622-5111, or email eagleriverroad@spawnak.com

12. Pioneer Dr. btwn. Muldoon Rd. and Resurrection Dr.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane closures on Pioneer Dr. between Muldoon Rd. and Resurrection Dr. for road improvements. Please use caution and follow traffic control devices.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Prosser-Dagg, 830-8466

13. W. Northern Lights Blvd. at Forest Park Dr.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions and flagging operations on W. Northern Lights Blvd. at Forest Park Dr. between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM daily for pedestrian improvements. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Anchor, Inc., 230-2743

14. Northern Lights Blvd. at UAA Dr.

Be alert to lane restrictions on Northern Lights Blvd. at UAA Drive on Saturdays and Sundays, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Please watch for construction workers on the shoulder, and use caution when traveling through the construction area.

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, no work is expected from Friday, July 4 through Sunday, July 6.

Expected Completion: October. 2014

Information: Anchor, Inc., 230-2743; DOT, 770-2612

15. Debarr Rd. Resurfacing (Muldoon Rd. to Airport Heights Dr.)

Use caution when driving through the construction area, and be alert to workers on the roadway and shoulder.

Expected Completion: October, 2014

Information: QAP, 222-3742

16. Anchorage Market & Festival

Drivers should expect lane restrictions and increased pedestrian traffic on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM on 3rd Ave. between C St. and E St. for the Anchorage Market & Festival. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Sunday, Sept. 7th

17. Resurrection Dr. at Pioneer Dr.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on Resurrection Dr. at Pioneer Dr. for road and utility improvements.. This closure will be in phases and will move along Resurrection Drive. Please use signed detour routes for residential access.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Roger Hickel Contracting, 748-0634

18. Penland Pkwy. btwn. Airport Heights and Northway Dr.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on Penland Pkwy. between Airport Heights and Northway Dr. for road improvements. Please use detour routes. Mall access will be provided.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Mass-X, 771-9272

19. Mountain View Dr. at Porcupine Dr.

On Wednesday, July 9th from 12:00 PM until 11:00 PM, drivers should expect short delays on Mountain View Dr. at Porcupine Dr. for the Bass Pro Shops Grand Opening event. An APD officer will assist with traffic control. Please obey traffic control devices and use caution in the area.

Information: Bass Pro Shops, 223-6580

20. W. 32nd Ave. Sewer Upgrade

Drivers should expect intermittent road closures at the following locations for sewer upgrade work:

  • W. 29th Ave. at Doris
  • W. 32nd Ave. at Lois Dr.
  • W. 32nd Ave. at Willow St.

Please use detour routes. Residential access will be provided at all times unless prior notice is given.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Construction Unlimited, 441-0303

21. E. 20th Ave. btwn. Sitka St. and Lake Otis Pkwy.

Drivers should expect intermittent full road closures on E. 20th Ave. between Sitka St. and Lake Otis Pkwy. for road improvements. Please use detour routes for residential access.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: Pruhs Construction, 441-7555

22. E. 22nd Ave. btwn. Illian Ln. and Wayne St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on E. 22nd Ave. between Illian Ln. and Wayne St. for water utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Annette's Trucking, 344-9322

23. New Seward Hwy. btwn. Dowling Rd. and Tudor Rd.

Be alert to new traffic patterns on the New Seward Hwy. and both frontage roads from Dowling Rd. to Tudor Rd.

Expect intermittent lane restrictions on Homer Dr. and Brayton Dr. due to striping operations and be cautious of wet paint.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: QAP, 222-3742

24. Eagle River Ln. btwn. Highland Ridge Dr. and Ptarmigan Blvd.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on Eagle River Lane between Highland Ridge Dr. and Ptarmigan Blvd. for road improvements. Please use alternate routes.

Expected Completion, August, 2014

Information: Mass-X, 771-9272

25. Wendy's Way btwn. W. Northern Lights Blvd. and Bridle Ln.

Beginning approx. June 1st, drivers should expect intermittent full road closures on Wendy's Way between W. Northern Lights Blvd. and Bridle Ln. for sewer utility work. Please use detour routes. Residents will maintain access.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: BC Excavating, 344-4490

26. Kachemak Pl. at Kachemak Circle

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on Kachemak Circle and Kachemak Pl., and on Amber Bay Loop at Kachemak Pl. for road and utility work. Please use detour routes. Residential access will be maintained.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Renegade Equipment, 346-2300

27. W. 10th Ave. btwn. S St. and R St.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on W. 10th Ave. between S St. and R St. for work. Please use detour routers.

Expected Completion: Monday, July 7th

Information: GLW Enterprises, 250-5036

28. Sycamore Lp. btwn. E. 36th Ave. and Pioneer Dr.

Drivers should expect an intermittent road closure on Sycamore Loop between E. 36th Ave. and Pioneer Dr. for water utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, July 8th

Information: AWWU, 564-2700

29. San Roberto Ave. btwn. Klevin St. and Hoyt St.

FUTURE CLOSURE: Beginning Monday, July 14th, drivers should expect an intermittent road closure on San Roberto Ave. between Klevin St. and Hoyt St. for road work, 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, daily. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: September, 2014

Information: AWWU, 564-2700

30. Klevin St. btwn. Debarr Rd. and E. 16th Ave.

Beginning Monday, July 21st, drivers should expect a full road closure on Klevin St, between Debarr Rd. and E. 16th Ave. for utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Thursday, July 24th

Information: AWWU, 564-2700

31. Maplewood St. btwn. E. 24th Ave. and Bannister Rd.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Maplewood St. between E. 24th Ave. and Bannister Rd. for sewer service. Please use detour routes. Residents will maintain access unless given prior notice.

Expected Completion: Monday, July 7th

Information: Sanders and Sanders, 223-1887

32. Richmond Ave. btwn. Price St. and Bragaw St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Richmond Ave. between Price St. and Bragaw St. for work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Monday, July 7th

Information: Davis Construction, 562-2336

33. Bunn St. btwn. Mountain View Dr. and Peterkin St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Bunn St. between Mountain View Dr. and Peterkin St. for work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, July 11th

Information: Davis Construction, 562-2336

34. W. 7th Ave. btwn. H St. and I St.

FUTURE CLOSURE: Beginning Monday, July 14th, drivers should expect a full road closure on W. 7th Ave. between H St. and I St. for utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Thursday, July 17th

Information: AWWU, 564-2700

35. Glade Pl. btwn. E. 73rd Ave. and E. 74th Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Glade Pl. between E. 73rd Ave. and E. 74th Ave. for site work. Residential access will be arranged. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, July 11th

Information: Amaq Excavating, 529-7222

36. Porcupine Dr. at Rampart Dr.

Beginning Tuesday, June 24th, drivers should expect an intermittent flagging operation and short delays at the intersection of Porcupine Dr. at Rampart Dr. from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily.

Expected Completion: Monday, June 30th

Information: BGES, 748-9955

37. Senate District J (Muldoon Area Repaving)

Drivers should expect intermittent closures at the following areas for road improvments:

  • Augustine Dr. between E. Northern Lights Blvd. and Lake George Dr.
  • Brittany Dr. between Scarborough Dr. and E. Northern Lights Blvd.
  • Patterson St. between E. Northern Lights Blvd. and Chandalar Dr.

Residential access will be maintained. Please use signed detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: GMG, 349-7854

38. Post Rd. at E. 1st Ave.

Beginning Thursday, July 10th, drivers should expect a full road closure at the intersection of Post Rd. and E. 1st Ave. for railroad improvements. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Sunday, July 13th

Information: Alaska Railroad, 265-2237

39. Latouche St. btwn. E. 15th Ave. and E. 16th Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent closure on Latouche St. btwn. E. 15th Ave. and E. 16th Ave. for site work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Monday, July 21st

Information: Harrison Quality Homes, 884-1041

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