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Anchorage Road Project Traffic Delays

Last Updated: May 31, 2012

1. Seward Hwy btwn. Tudor Rd. and Dowling Rd.

Homer Dr. from Tudor Rd. to north of International Airport Rd. is closed through mid-July.

Beginning Friday, June 1, the Dowling Rd. southbound off-ramp at the Seward Hwy. will be closed nightly from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM through Monday, June 4. Please follow construction signs for detour routes.

FUTURE RAMP CLOSURES: The Tudor off-ramp at the Seward Hwy. will be closed from Friday, June 8 at 8:00 PM until Monday, June 11 at 6:00 AM. Expect nightly lane restrictions and short delays on the Seward Hwy.

Pile driving for the retaining walls and bridge construction continues on Homer Dr. bridges. Walking or floating under the bridges is extremely dangerous. Please stay out of the construction zone.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: DOT, 770-2612

2. Dowling Rd. btwn. C St. and Old Seward Hwy.

Dowling Rd. from A St. to B St. is closed through Tuesday, June 5. Business access will remain open, please follow construction signs for detour routes.

FUTURE CLOSURE: The C St. and Dowling Rd. intersection will be closed from Friday, June 15 at 8:00 PM through Monday, June 18th at 6:00 AM and again from Friday, June 22 at 8:00 PM until Monday, June 25 at 6:00 AM. Please follow construction signs for detour routes.

FUTURE CLOSURE: Franklin Dr. from Dowling Rd. to Cordova St. is scheduled to be closed to June. Please refer to message boards for updated closure information. Residential access will remain open.

EXTENDED FUTURE CLOSURE: Beginning Monday, June 18th, Dowling Rd. btwn. Old Seward Hwy. and Potter Dr. will be closed through October 16th for bridge replacement work.

Expect intermittent lane closures on C St. from Dowling Rd. to 64th St. Expect intermittent flagging operations, single-lan traffic and short delays on Dowling Rd. Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Upon completion, there will be new four-lane alignment of Dowling Rd., from B St. to C St. Dowling Rd., between Old Seward Hwy. and B St. will be reseurfaced and widened to include a center turn lane. The Campbell Creek bridge will be replaced and new pedestrian facilities will constructed.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: QAP, 770-0803; DOT, 770-0803

3. Skinny Raven Twilight 12K (Downtown Area)

On Friday, June 1st from 6:00 PM until 11:00 PM, drivers should expect multiple road closures and lane restrictions in the downtown area for the Skinny Raven Twilight 12K event. The following roads will be impacted:

H St. btwn. 8th Ave and 2nd Ave. will be closed until approx. 7:30 PM.

3rd Ave. btwn. H St. and A St. will be have limited access.

The A/C couplet will have lane restrictions.

Runners will be in the Government Hill and Bootlegger's Cove areas. Please use caution and watch for runners.

Information: Skinny Raven Sports, 274-7222

4. Jewel Lake Rd. btwn. 63rd Ave. and Aviation Ave.

Expect nightly intermittent lane restrictions and short delays between 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Be alert to new traffic patterns on Jewel Lake Rd. beginning Wednesday, May 30.

Expected Completion: November, 2012

Information: DOT, 269-0661

5. Victor Rd. btwn. 100th Ave. and Dimond Blvd.

Beginning Monday, June 4, Victor Rd. from 100th Ave. to Kingsford Park will be closed through Monday, July 16. Residential access will remain open. Please follow construction signs for detour routes. Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions and utility work between 7:00am - 6:00pm, Monday through Saturday.

Please be alert to heavy equipment and construction workers on the roadway and shoulder. During construction be alert to intermittent lane restrictions and flagging operations.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: DOT, 770-5677; Roger Hickel Contracting, 279-1400

6. New Girdwood Townsite Improvements

Expect detours and new traffic patterns. Business access will remain open.

Expected Completion: September, 2012

Information: CUI, 243-8667; DOT, 770-5677

7. Glenn Hwy. Eklutna Overpass Repair

The Eklutna overpass on the Glenn Hwy. will be closed beginning Monday, June 4 through Monday, June 18. Beginning Friday, June 9 through Monday, June 11, Glenn Hwy. traffic will be detoured at the Eklutna exits via the on and off ramps.

The southbound lanes of the Glenn Hwy, at Eklutna are scheduled to be closed by 10:00 AM, and the northbound lanes are rescheduled to be closed by 9:00 PM, on Friday. The on and off ramps will remain open at all times and used as a traffic detour.

Be alert to reduced speed limits, single-lane traffic and 24-hour flagging operations.

Information: DOT, 622-5111

8. Anchorage Market & Festival

Drivers should expect lane restrictions on W. 3rd Ave. between C St. and E St. on Saturdays and Sundays from 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM through September 9th for the Anchorage Market & Festival. Please use caution in the area and watch for pedestrians.

Expected Completion: September 9, 2012

Information: Webb's Consulting, 272-5634

9. Eklutna River Bridge at Old Glenn Hwy.

The Eklutna River Bridge at Old Glenn Hwy. is closed to vehicular traffic until further notice. Please use alternate routes.

 Expected Completion: TBA

10. E. 64th Ave. at Quinhagak St.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures at the intersection of E. 64th Ave. and Quinhagak St. for utility work. Please follow detour routes.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, June 12th

Information: GMC Contracting, 561-4733

11. Barrow St. at 8th Ave.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on Barrow St. btwn. 7th Ave. and 8th Ave. and also on 8th Ave. btwn. A St. and Barrow St. for site construction work. Please follow detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, June 8th

Information: Davis Construction, 562-2336

12. 40th Ave. btwn. Piper St. and Wellness St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on 40th Ave. between Piper St. and Wellness St. for continued road improvement work. Please watch for construction equipment in the area and follow appropriate detour routes. Resident along 40th Ave. should expect intermittent driveway closures during this time.

40th Ave. pedestrian facilities between Lake Otis Pkwy, and Folker St. will close to bicycle and pedestrian traffic as needed to complete retaining wall and misc. work. Alternating closures of the north and south pedestrian facilities are anticipated until completion of the project. Bicycle and pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the opposite pedestrian facility.

Local residents on 40th Ave. between Piper St. and Dale St. will have access via Dale St. or Piper St. Residents and businesses along Dale St. will have access via Dale St.

Expected Completion: Summer, 2012

Information: Pruhs Construction, 770-6820

13. Arctic Blvd. btwn. 26th Ave. and 32nd Ave.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions on Arctic Blvd. between 26th Ave. and 32nd Ave. from 9 AM - 4 PM daily for utility work. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Monday, June 4th

Information: ACS, 563-8000

14. E. 72nd Ave. btwn. Lake Otis Pkwy. and Scalero Cir.

Drivers should expect an intermittent closure on E. 72nd Ave. btwn. Lake Otis Pkwy. and Scalero Cir. for utility work. At times, residents will have limited access. Please follow detour routes and flagger instructions.

Expected Completion: Saturday, June 16th

Information: Alaska Construction & Paving, 301-3338

15. Burlwood Dr. btwn. Dowling Rd. and E. 64th Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent closure on Burlwood Dr. btwn. Lake Otis Pkwy. and E. 64th Ave. for construction work. Please follow appropriate detour routes.

Expected Completion: Wednesday, June 6th

Information: Dirtworks, 745-3671

16. Lois Dr. btwn. Benson Blvd. and Northern Lights Blvd.

Drivers should expect a full closure on Lois Dr. btwn. Lake Otis Pkwy. and Benson Blvd. for utility upgrades. Drivers should also expect lane restrictions on Northern Lights Blvd. at Lois Dr. Please use caution in the area and expert possible short delays.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, June 12th

Information: Northstar Paving, 260-7283; AWWU, 575-5936

17. Northwood Dr. at Misty Meadows Dr.

Drivers should expect a full closure of Northwood Dr. at Misty Meadows Dr. on Saturday, June 2nd for sewer work. Please follow detour routes.

Information: Cat's Eye, 223-9594

18. Dowling Rd. west of Arctic Blvd.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Dowling Rd. west of Arctic Blvd. for utility work. Please follow detour routes.

Expected Completion: Wednesday, June 20th

Information: Enstar, 277-5551

19. 9th Ave. btwn. Latouche St. and Medfra St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on 9th Ave. btwn. Latouche St. and Medfra St. for utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, June 8th

Information: Bengal Group, 727-2912

20. Anchorage Port Access Bridge Repair

Drivers should expect lane restrictions, flagging operations and new traffic patterns on the A-C Couplet Bridge (Anchorage Port Access Bridge) during the following days: - Wednesday, May 9 - Thursday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19 - Monday, May 21 - Wednesday, May 23 through Thursday, May 24 - Tuesday, May 29 through Wednesday, May 30

Bridge inspections will be conducted during these times. Please use extreme caution when traveling through the work zone.

Information: DOT, 209-1899

21. Girdwood Wastewater Treatment Facility Construction

Throughout June, 2012, trucks will be transporting gravel to the construction site (off Ruane Rd.) from Portage, via the Seward and Alyeska Highways. During this time, approx. four trucks will deliver gravel at the site each hour between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, seven days a week. This may slow traffic entering and exiting Girdwood and the waste transfer facility located adjacent to the project site.

Information: AWWU, 564-2785; Agnew::Beck, 222-5424

22. Arctic Blvd. btwn. 36th Ave. and Fireweed Ln.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane closures on Arctic Blvd. between 36th Ave. and Fireweed Ln. from Monday, June 4th through Friday, June 15th between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday through Friday for utility work.

Information: ACS, 563-8000

23. E. 4th Ave. btwn. Bunnell St. and Boniface Pkwy.

Drivers should expect intermittent full closures on E. 4th Ave. between Bunnell St. and Boniface Pkwy. for storm drain work. The closure area will move along E. 4th Ave. at various locations. Residents will maintain limited access. Please follow detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2012

Information: Pruhs Construction, 279-1020

24. W. 74th Ave. at Rovenna St.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on W. 74th Ave. between Arctic Blvd. and Rovenna St. and on Rovenna St. between W. 75th Ave. and W. 76th Ave. for storm drain improvements. Please follow detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2012

Information: Southcentral Construction, 953-2190

25. Eagle River Triathlon

On Sunday, June 3rd, drivers should expect lane restrictions and short delays on S. Birchwood Lp. Rd. between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM for the Eagle River Triathlon. Please use caution in the area, watch for participants on the shoulder, and obey APD-controlled intersections and flagging operations.

Information: Municipal Traffic Department, 343-8413

 
    • Anchorage Roads
    • Municipal Traffic Engineer: Stephanie Mormilo
    • 4700 Elmore Road, 2nd Floor, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-8406

 

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