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HSIP: STERLING HIGHWAY SHOULDER WIDENING MP 97 to 118 ROAD CONSTRUCTION through November
What You Need to Know
  • The project is nearly complete with stormwater work and electrical work remaining.
  • Electrical crews are working near Skyview Middle School and Tustumena Elementary School upgrading flashing school beacons.
  • Crews are working day shifts from 9:00am to 5:00pm, 6 days a week. Drivers should be aware of possible TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS, shoulder work and intermittent flagging operations.
  • A high number of moose have been sighted along the project corridor, drivers are advised to be attentive, especially at night as it gets darker closer to the winter season.
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 in November 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