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Anchorage Road ProjectsTraffic Delays - May 16, 2013


Last Updated: May 16, 2013

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

Expect nightly lane restrictions btwn. 8:00pm and 6:00am on the Seward Hwy. between Dowling Rd. and Tudor Rd.

Expect daily and nightly single-lane traffic and flagging operations on Brayton Dr. btwn. Dowling Rd and Tudor Rd.

Please use extreme caution when driving through the construction zone. Be alert to reduced speeds of 45 mph btwn. Dowling Rd. and 36th Ave.

Be alert to construction signs and activities on the shoulder, and trucks entering and exiting the roadway.

Information: DOT, 770-2612

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

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.

Be alert to construction workers on the roadway and shoulder.

Expected Completion: End of season

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

3. Penland Pkwy. btwn. Northway Dr. and Bragaw St.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions on Penland Pkwy. between Northway Dr. and Bragaw St. between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM for utility work. Please watch for maintenance workers and equipment in the area.

Expected Completion: Wednesday, May 22nd

Information: Alaska Stormwater, 344-2576

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. Eagle River Road, MP 5.3 to 12.6

Drivers should expect intermittent flagging, pilot-car operations and lane restrictions, Monday through Saturday, from 8:30 AM t0 8:00 PM. During pilot-car operations, please obey all signage and wait for pilot car traveling in your direction.

Be alert to construction equipment and workers on the roadway and shoulder due to clearing operations.

Expected Completion: End of Season

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

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

Drivers should expect delays from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, daily.

Beginning Friday, May 24th at 8:00 PM, expect single-lane traffic and delays for westbound traffic on Dimond Blvd. at the intersection with Victor Rd., through 12:00 PM on Tuesday, May 28th.

Expected Completion: September, 2013

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

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

Work has started on the Glenn Hwy. bike path and will continue throughout the summer, starting with the section between the Hiland Rd. exit and continuing to Muldoon Rd. This area of the pathway will be subject to periodic nightly closures between the hours of 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Please be alert to gravel surfaces, and be cautious of equipment in the pathway.

Expected Completion: September, 2013

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

10. 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

11. Boniface Pkwy. Overpass Resurfacing

FUTURE ROAD CLOSURE: Beginning Friday, May 31st, the Boniface Pkwy. overpass at the Glenn Hwy. will be closed to vehicle traffic from 7:00 PM to 5:30 AM for approx. 5 nights. During this time, please use the Muldoon Rd. overpass or the Bragaw St. overpass to cross the Glenn Hwy. The pedestrian pathway on the west side of the overpass will remain open at all times. Work is weather dependent.

Information: DOT, 269-0757

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