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       ROAD CLOSURE

GLENN HIGHWAY MP 38 to 43, SOUTH INNER SPRINGER LOOP to WEST ARCTIC AVENUE ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • From 12:00pm on Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27, there will be no traffic restrictions in observance of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Work will resume on Tuesday, May 28.
  • Drivers should expect a NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN on the Glenn Highway between Colony Way and Arctic Avenue. Please drive with caution.
  • Drivers should be aware of flagging operations in downtown Palmer daily, Monday through Saturday, between 7:00am and 5:00pm, with short DELAYS.
  • Please watch for flagging operations for trucks crossing at Commercial Drive and Drift Lane.
Traffic Impacts

Drivers should be aware of double fines in the construction zone.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to upgrade the Glenn Highway from South Inner Springer Loop to West Arctic Avenue from the existing two lane configuration to a four lane configuration as well as adding a continuous pedestrian pathway. Other project work will include installing four new traffic signals at the intersection of Evergreen Avenue and Cobb Street, Glenn Highway and Colony Way, Glenn Highway and East Inner Springer Loop, as well as Glenn Highway and South Inner Springer Loop. Construction crews will also be adding a frontage road from Glacier View Avenue to Cienna Avenue. Project work in 2018 will include moving the utilities (phone, power, gas) to accommodate the new lane configuration and frontage road. Drivers should be aware of construction crews and equipment along the shoulder as well as clearing activities throughout the project boundaries. Project work in 2019 will include constructing the new embankment, installing traffic signals, and initial paving operations. Project work in 2020 will include finishing up paving operations and installation of final striping and signage.

Contractor Information

QAP

DOT Hotline
907-373-0061

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