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       ROAD CLOSURE

PORTAGE GLACIER ROAD RESURFACING: MP 4.7 to WHITTIER TUNNEL ROAD CONSTRUCTION through May
What You Need to Know
  • Drivers should expect minor delays with flagging and PILOT CAR operations during paving, bridge, and shoulder work.
  • Work around the tunnel entrance will be coordinated with the Whittier Tunnel Toll booth to maintain normal hours for access to the tunnel.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Granite Construction Company, is working to resurface several segments of roadway near Portage, Alaska, including Portage Glacier Road from MP 4.7 to Whittier Access Road, Whittier Access Road to the Whittier Tunnel, Portage Visitor Center Road, and the Portage Road/Portage Visitor Center Wye. The work will include, resurfacing, guardrail replacement, and bridge work.

Contractor Information

Granite Construction Company

DOT Number
907-269-0540

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