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FMATS AREA SURFACE UPGRADES 2018 & FMATS IMPROVEMENTS ROAD CONSTRUCTION through mid September
Road Closure

Through Monday, August 27, 24th Avenue will be CLOSED to through traffic. Please follow posted DETOUR signs.

What You Need to Know
  • Through Saturday, August 25, night work will be occurring at the following locations: Boat Street, 10th Avenue (Lathrop Street to Kellum Street, and Cushman Street to Steese Highway), Slater Drive parking lot, Baranof Avenue, and W Cowles Street. Please follow DETOURS, expect DELAYS and possible CLOSURES.
  • Beginning Wednesday August 29, through Wednesday September 5, construction crews will be working on the Boat Street bike path. 
  • Construction crews are also paving 24th Avenue and 27th Avenue and working on the Slater Drive parking lot.
Traffic Impacts

Vehicle and pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the construction zone. Please follow posted signage and be aware of flagging operations.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to resurface roads and replace curb ramps at multiple locations throughout the FMATS boundary, in both Fairbanks and North Pole. We will do our best to keep you informed as work progresses and appreciate your patience and cooperation during construction. This project is expected to be complete in mid-September 2018.

DOT Number
907-451-2797

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