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       ROAD CLOSURE

HSIP: STERLING HIGHWAY SHOULDER WIDENING MP 97 to 118 ROAD CONSTRUCTION through October
Road Closure

Drivers should be aware that the DETOUR on Johnson Lake Loop Road is in place while crews work on installing a fish passage culvert at Crooked Creek. Crews have installed a temporary bridge and new alignments at both ends of Johnson Lake Loop Road for the DETOUR.   

What You Need to Know
  • Construction crews are working between MP 101 and 118.
  • Crews are working night shifts. Drivers should be aware of possible TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS and DELAYS.
  • Crews will be installing culverts at Slikok Tributary, Clam Gulch, Coal Creek and Crooked Creek.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to widen the highway shoulders and install four large diameter culverts. Construction for the 2019 season will primarily occur at Slikok Tributary, Crooked Creek, and Clam Gulch. The Coal Creek culvert will be replaced as a part of improvements, and the adjacent areas revegetated and restored. Construction work includes pavement removal, unclassified excavation, embankment, grading, paving, stream diversions, stream channel construction, stream bank construction, culvert installation, signing, and striping. This project is scheduled to be completed by October 2019.

DOT Hotline
907-262-1042

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