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Road Closure

On Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27, the intersection of Farmers Loop Road and McGrath Road will be CLOSED. Please follow posted DETOUR ROUTES. 

What You Need to Know
  • Beginning Monday, June 1, crews will begin working along McGrath Road.
  • Beginning Saturday, June 6, crews will be excavating McGrath Road between Farmers Loop Road and Willow Grouse Road.
  • Drivers should expect DELAYS with PILOT CAR and flagging operations being conducted throughout the day.
  • Please be aware of heavy equipment working within a confined corridor. Crews will be removing and replacing the original pavement, with a dirt road being maintained by the contractor throughout the season.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to build a new, widened McGrath Road and bike path with new culverts and drainage system. Work will include upgrading and widening the roadway, reconstructing the bike path, as well as a newly shaped ditch. Work will also include upgrading the drainage system and ditching through the full stretch of the roadway. This project is expected to be complete by August 2020.

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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