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       ROAD CLOSURE

NORTHERN REGION DEEP CULVERTS STAGE IV, RICHARDSON HIGHWAY MP 30 to 33 ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • Drivers should expect SINGLE-LANE TRAFFIC with flagging and PILOT CAR operations.
  • Please expect DELAYS up to 20 minutes.
  • Drivers should be aware that the grade on the large excavation is 9%. This is a steeper than normal road and it is also a gravel surface. Trucks hauling heavy loads are advised to use differential lock to help with traction. Motorhomes and travel trailers are advised to use low gear.
  • Motorcycles should use extreme caution on gravel surfaces.

 

Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Harris Sand and Gravel, is working to improve 3 miles of the Richardson Highway about 30 miles north of Valdez. Work includes installing culverts to improve water management in the area and guardrail to reduce roadway accidents, as well as paving operations.

Contractor Information

Harris Sand and Gravel

Contractor Number
907-835-0270
DOT Number
907-835-6823

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