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Ketchikan Creek and Deermount Street

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       ROAD CLOSURE

FRONT STREET, MILL STREET and STEDMAN STREET RECONSTRUCTION ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
Road Closure

Through Monday, August 26, the Grant Street intersection, between Main Street and Front Street, will be CLOSED.

From Saturday, August 24 through Thursday, August 29, drivers should be aware of a northbound DETOUR on Stedman Street from 3:00pm to 1:00am. Northbound traffic will be DETOURED up Deermount Street at Tatsuda's, then follow Park Avenue to Bawden Street. Southbound traffic will remain on Stedman Street but a NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN will be in place.

What You Need to Know
  • Crews are working on Front Street, Mill Street and Stedman Street, from Grant Street to Deermount Street daily, from 3:00pm to 1:00am. There will be no work on Fridays.
  • Beginning Sunday, August 25, there will be no parking from the tunnel on Front Street, Mill Street and Stedman Street, including the area from the Stedman Street (Creek Street) Bridge, down to Tatsuda's on Stedman Street while crews perform striping operations. Please be aware that cars will be towed.
  • Please be aware that there will be intermittent bus stop closures on Front Street, Mill Street and Stedman Street, while crews perform striping operations.
  • Drivers should be aware of NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS and flagging operations, as well as changes to pedestrian traffic, parking and local access.
  • Please follow all posted signs for DETOURS and NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS. All sidewalks are open and all businesses have access to their establishments, and are open regular hours during construction.

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Secon Inc., is working to reconstruct Front Street, Mill Street and Stedman Streets in Downtown Ketchikan. Beginning at the intersection with Grant Street (Water Street Tunnel) to west of Stedman and Deermount Street's intersection. Work will include the demolition and reconstruction of pedestrian facilities and sidewalks, bridge deck repairs, bridge substructure repairs, removal of buried dock pilings and caps from the roadbed, storm drain improvements, pavement rehabilitation, as well as signing and striping.

Contractor Information

Secon, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-225-6494
Public Files

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