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       ROAD CLOSURE

BARROW AHKOVAK STREET UPGRADE ROAD CONSTRUCTION through June
What You Need to Know
  • Starting the week of June 20, crews will begin work. Drivers should expect traffic impacts.
  • Work will begin at the east end of Ahkovak Street near the Search and Rescue Facilities and work its way west. The Search and Rescue Facility driveway will not be affected.
  • Please allow additional time to get to the airport or other locations on Ahkovak Street.
  • Ahkovak Street will have a section of CLOSURES with DETOURS and ONE-WAY TRAFFIC to maintain access to all businesses and the airport.
  • Okpik Street will be the primary DETOUR for ROAD CLOSURES on Ahkovak Street.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with ASRC SKW-Eskimos, Inc., will be working to pave Ahvovak Street and install new drainage pipes between Kiogak Street and Okpik Street.

Contractor Information

ASRC SKW-Eskimos, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-230-0910
DOT Number
907-434-1434

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