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       ROAD CLOSURE

DOUGLAS HIGHWAY SIDEWALK EXTENSION, GASTINEAU SCHOOL to LAWSON CREEK ROAD ROAD CONSTRUCTION through October
What You Need to Know
  • Please be alert to shoulder work and sidewalk CLOSURES nearest to the water on Douglas Highway. Please observe pedestrian DETOURS and watch for construction workers and equipment.
  • Be alert to LANE RESTRICTIONS, reduced speeds and shoulder work between Crow Hill Drive and I street.
  • Please note some driveways and sidewalks along uphill side of the road are impacted. All driveways are left open to residents.
  • Pedestrians use channel side sidewalk and be alert to busses stopped in the road, due to bus stop blockage.
  • Exercise caution when traveling through the area due to ongoing excavation in the area.
  • Please follow all posted construction signs.
Traffic Impacts

Please be alert to LANE RESTRICTIONS, SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC, and minor delays along the project boundaries.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation in partnership with Admiralty Construction, Inc. are working to install new sidewalk on the uphill side of 3rd Street starting at Crow Hill Road/Lawson Creek Road extending to the end of the existing sidewalk at Gastineau Elementary and upgrading the crosswalk ramps at the intersection of 3rd and I Streets for ADA compliance. Additionally, school zone signage along 3rd Street will be updated to meet the Alaska Traffic Manual Supplement Requirements.

Contractor Information

Admiralty Construction, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-780-3555
DOT Number
907-465-1799
DOT Hotline
907-465-4428

Special Accommodations Contact:

Those people who reside in construction zones and may require special accommodations should call the DOT Highway Construction Engineer at 907-269-0450 (TTY 907-269-0473).

Safety in all construction zones:

  • Traffic fines are double
  • Watch for changing driving surfaces
  • Watch for reduced speed limits
  • Be alert to and follow directions of flaggers
  • Drive with headlights on
  • Allow additional time when traveling
  • Watch for equipment and workers