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       ROAD CLOSURE

KETCHIKAN, HERRING COVE BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • Expected to occur in late January or early February, crews will begin work near Herring Cove Bridge.
  • Drivers should be alert to LANE CLOSURES and SINGLE-LANE TRAFFIC.
  • Drivers should expect minor DELAYS.
  • Pedestrian access at the bridge will be closed.
  • Drivers should also expect ROAD CLOSURES during the project. Notices will be provided in advance.
  • Parking within the project limits during construction will not be available.

 

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Hamilton Construction, is working to replace the Herring Cove Bridge with a new, wider bridge. Work will include installing sidewalks, stone armoring around the bridge, as well as intersection improvements and utility work between Wood Road and Powerhouse Road. This project is expected to be completed in July 2023. 

Contractor Information

Hamilton Construction Alaska

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