ADOT&PF Closing Susitna River Bridge for Repairs
(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) will make emergency repairs to the Susitna River Bridge on the Denali Highway, milepost 79.5, starting Sept. 15 and continuing through Sept. 20.
The bridge will be periodically CLOSED to ALL TRAFFIC. Every effort will be made to limit closures to 10 hours or less with an open day between closures.
The bridge is limited to a max gross vehicle weight of 72,000 pounds, max speed of less than 5 mph and one vehicle on the bridge at a time. Repairs are being made with the intent to restore the bridge to normal operational standards and capacity.
ADOT&PF will post updates daily. Visit 511.Alaska.Gov or dial 511 for updates. For more information, please call Tom Williams at (907) 451-2226.
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.
Posted: September 9, 2013