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Road Project Traffic Delays Last Updated: June 13, 2013

1. The Color Run (Downtown Area)

On Saturday, June 15th from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM, drivers should expect multiple closures in the downtown area for The Color Run 5k event. The following roads will be impacted:

  • 16th Ave. btwn. Cordova St. and Eagle St. will be closed to traffic.
  • A St. btwn. Fireweed Ln. and 9th Ave. will be closed to traffic. Please use signed detour routes.
  • C St. btwn. 9th Ave. and 10th Ave. will be closed to traffic.
  • Eastbound 9th Ave. btwn. A St. and I St. will be closed to traffic.
  • 10th Ave. btwn. A St. and I St. will be closed to traffic.
  • I St. btwn. 9th Ave. and 10th Ave. will have lane restrictions. Please use caution and watch for participants.

Please expect delays in the downtown area and use detour routes. Parking will be very limited in the downtown area. Please visit http://thecolorrun.com/anchorage/ for detailed course and parking information.

2. 9th Ave. btwn. Cordova St. and Ingra St.

Beginning Friday, June 14th at 8:00 PM through Monday, June 17th at 5:00 AM, drivers should expect a full road closure at the intersection of Ingra St. & 9th Ave. for road improvements. Single-lane traffic will be permitted northbound up to 10th Ave. with a temporary detour around the work zone for local traffic only.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions on 9th Ave. between Cordova St. and Ingra St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Renegade Equipment, 346-2300

3. Debarr Rd. btwn. Muldoon Rd. and Turpin St.

Drivers should expect lane closures on Debarr Rd. between Muldoon Rd. and Turpin St. between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM daily.

Expected Completion: July, 2013

Information: GMC Contracting, 771-7728

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

The Tudor Rd. northbound on-ramp will be closed from Friday, June 21st at 8:00 PM until Monday, June 24th at 6:00 AM. Please follow construction signs for detour routes.

Use of Campbell Creek at the Seward Hwy. overpass will be restricted through the construction season, due to hazardous work zone conditions. Please follow signs for in/out access points.

Be alert to new traffic patterns on the northbound lanes of the Seward Hwy. between the Dowling Rd. overpass and 36th Ave. Northbound traffic will be shifted to the west and the current northbound lanes will be under construction. Also during this time, the northbound Dowling Rd. on-ramp will be temporarily relocated on Brayton Dr. Please follow construction signs for detour routes and use extreme caution when traveling through the work zone.

New traffic patterns on Brayton Dr. will continue through September.

At all other times, expect nightly lane restrictions btwn. 8:00pm and 6:00am.

Be alert to reduced speeds of 45 mph, construction signs and trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Information: DOT, 770-2612 or visit http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=6

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

The Campbell Creek Trail crossing under Dowling Rd. is now open for use, though please use caution throughout the construction zone.

Drivers should expect intermittent flagging operations and lane closures on Dowling Rd. from the Old Seward Hwy. to C St., Monday through Saturday, between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

The north side pedestrian pathway on Dowling Road between, C Street and Old Seward Highway, is CLOSED to the public through the winter. Pedestrians must use the pathway on the south side.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: QAP, 770-0803; DOT, 929-7244 or visithttp://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=10

6. O'Malley Rd. at Independence Dr.

FUTURE CLOSURE: Beginning Friday, June 21st at 8:00 PM through Monday, June 24th at 5:00 AM, drivers should expect a full closure at the intersection of O'Malley Rd. and Indepence Dr. for road improvements. Please use signed detour routes.

Information: Roger Hickel Contracting, 279-1400

7. 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

8. Girdwood Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade

Drivers should expect additional traffic around Girdwood this spring and summer as Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility resumes construction activity at its Girdwood Wastewater Treatment Facility on Ruane Road.

Truck traffic will increase midā€April with the hauling of gravel from Portage, via the Seward and Alyeska Highways, to the treatment facility. The trucks may slow traffic while entering and exiting Girdwood.

Expected Completion: End of season

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

9. Anchorage Market & Festival

Drivers should expect lane closures on W. 3rd Ave. between C St. and E St. from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM each Saturday and Sunday for the Anchorage Market & Festival. Please watch for pedestrians and use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Sunday, September 8th

Information: Webb's Consulting & Management, 272-5634

10. Eagle River Road, MP 5.3 to 12.6

Be alert to intermittent flagging, pilot car operations and lane restrictions, Monday through Saturday from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM. During pilot car operations, please obey all signage and wait for pilot car traveling in your direction.

Be alert to shoulder work and clearing operations between MP 10.7 and 11.8 Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Pruhs Construction, 279-1020; DOT, 622-5111 or visit http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=62

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

Olympic Dr. is closed at Victor Rd. through Monday, June 17th. Traffic should enter and exit the Olympic Dr. neighborhood via 100th Ave. during this closure.

Expect delays on Victor Rd. between Minerva Wy. and Fred Meyer, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, daily.

Expected Completion: September, 2013

Beginning Monday, June 24th at 7:00 AM, work will begin at the Victor Rd. and 100th Ave. intersection. Work will continue through the end of July. During this time, please be alert to new traffic patterns at the intersection.

Information: Roger Hickel Construction, 279-1400; DOT, 770-5677 or visit http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=74

12. Glenn Hwy. Path Rehabilitation - Muldoon Rd. to North Birchwood

Beginning Tuesday, June 18th, please be alert to nightly paving operations that are scheduled to take place from N. Eagle River Access Rd. to S. Birchwood Lp. Rd. through approx. Thursday, June 27th. Please expect construction-related noise on the path due to these paving operations between the hours of 7:00PM and 5:30AM. Crews will work to minimize the intensity and duration of the noise.

Expect periodic nightly closures between the hours of 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM from the Hiland Rd. exit and continuing to Muldoon Rd. Be alert to heavy equipment on the pathway.

Expected Completion: September, 2013

Information: Granite Construction, 344-2593; DOT, 622-4111 or visit http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=60

13. Seward Hwy. MP 67 to 115

Expect daily lane restrictions and flagging operations from north of Lyon Creek Bridge to Potter Valley Rd. between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, through October.

Be alert to heavy equipment and construction workers on the shoulder.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Granite Construction, 344-2593; DOT, 770-5677 or visit http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=73

14. Bragaw St. at Northern Lights Blvd.

Drivers should expect nightly lane restrictions from 7:00 PM through 7:00 AM for lane restriping and road improvements. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Sunday, July 7th

Information: Northwest Contracting, 336-3006

15. Dimond Blvd. btwn. Jewel Lake Rd. and Seward Hwy.

Drivers should expect lane restrictions, flagging operations and construction-related noise from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM.

Beginning Thursday, June 13, expect intermiitent approach and turn pocket closures due to fresh pavement. Closures will last 1 to 3 hours.

Expected Completion: September, 2013

Information: http://www.alaskanavigator.org/projectDetails.php?id=78

16. 3rd Ave. btwn. H St. and K St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on 3rd Ave. between H St. and K St. for retaining wall improvements. Drivers should also expect intermittent lane restrictions on I St. and K St. Please use detour routes and be aware of restricted areas.

Expected Completion: June, 2013

Information: Seacoast Construction, 345-5219

17. 8th Ave. btwn. A St. and Barrow St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on 8th Ave. between A St. and Barrow St. and intermittent lane closures on Barrow St. between 7th Ave. and 8th Ave for site work.

Please use detour routes when applicable.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, June 18th

Information: Davis Construction, 562-2336

18. Coronado St. btwn. Old Glenn Hwy. and Lazy St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Coronado St. between Old Glenn Hwy. and Lazy St. for offsite work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Saturday, June 15th

Information: Gumley Excavation, 373-1851

19. 1st Ave. btwn. Post Rd. and Karluk St.

Beginning Friday, June 14th at 7:00 PM through Monday, June 17th at 6:00 AM, drivers should expect a full road closure on 1st Ave. at Post Rd. for utility work. Please use detour routes during these times.

Information: CUI, 243-8667

20. Arctic Blvd. btwn. W. 17th Ave. and W. 19th Ave.

Beginning Sunday, June 16th through Sunday, June 23rd, drivers should expect intermittent flagging operations on Arctic Blvd. between W. 17th Ave. and W. 18th Ave. for utility work. Please use caution in the area during this time.

Information: City Electric, 277-3157

21. Senate District K Road Rehabilitation (Tudor/Patterson Area)

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions and road closures in the Senate District K area for road improvements. The following roads will be impacted:

Laron, Patricia and Deborah Lanes, James, Madelynne, Dorothy and Irene Drives, Anne Circle and Hennings Way.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Pruhs Construction, 250-8394

22. Valley St. at E. 12th Ct.

Drivers should expect intermittent road closures in the area of Valley St. at E. 12th Ct. for road improvements and utility work. Please use detour routes when applicable.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Pruhs Construction, 441-7555

23. Birch Rd. btwn. Huffman Rd. and Kalgrin Dr.

Beginning Monday, June 10th, drivers should expect intermittent road closures on Birch Rd. between Huffman Rd. and Kalgrin Dr. for utility work and road improvements. Please use signed detour routes for residential access.

Information: G&S Management Services, 344-3658

24. Old International Airport Rd., East of Airpark Rd. to Postmark Dr.

Expect lane restrictions and flagging operations from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Saturday.

Be alert to trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Information: Annette's Trucking, 344-9355 or DOT, 243-4169

25. E. 74th Ave. at Basel St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent closure at the intersection of E. 74th Ave. and Basel St. for utilty improvements. Please use detour routes when applicable.

Expected Completion: July, 2013

Information: Annette's Trucking, 344-9322

26. Providence Dr. btwn. Wellness Dr. and Elmore Rd.

Drivers should expect a full eastbound closure of Providence Dr. between Wellness Dr. and Elmore Rd. for utility work through Friday, June 14th. Please use detour routes.

Information: GMC Contracting, 229-8446

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