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       ROAD CLOSURE

SEWARD HIGHWAY, MP 75 to 90, INGRAM CREEK to GIRDWOOD ROAD and BRIDGE REHABILITATION, PHASE II and PORTAGE CURVE MULTIMODAL CONNECTOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
What You Need to Know
  • Crews will be working through Friday, July 2.
  • Work will take place 24 hours a day between 10:00pm Sunday nights and 5:00am Friday mornings.
  • No work or traffic delays will occur between 5:00am Friday mornings and 10:00pm Sunday nights.
  • Crews will be repairing potholes on the five bridge decks within the Portage Curve segment. Once the bridge decks are repaired, crews will then replace segments of asphalt between the 20 Mile River and the Placer River Overflow.
  • Drivers should expect reduced speeds, INTERMITTENT PILOT CAR and flagging operations, as well as ONE-LANE TRAFFIC.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Mass Excavation, Inc., is working to replace the bridges at 20 Mile River, Portage Creek #1, Portage Creek #2, Placer River, and Placer River Overflow, as well as realign sections of roadway within the Portage Curve to improve safety within the corridor. The pathway project will create segments of multi-modal pathway between MP 75, near Ingram Creek, and MP 82, near 20 Mile River. The pathway will include pedestrian under crossings at Placer River, Portage Glacier Highway, Portage Creek #2 and 20 Mile River. Crews will also work on installing grading, drainage, paving, illumination, signage and striping improvements.

Contractor Information

Mass Excavation, Inc.

Contractor Number
907-771-9272
DOT Number
907-854-8810
Project Area
28

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