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       ROAD CLOSURE

UNIVERSITY AVENUE and AIRPORT WAY RECONSTRUCTION ROAD CONSTRUCTION through December
Road Closure

The Chena River Bridge on University Avenue is CLOSED. This road will be CLOSED until summer 2021. Please follow the posted pedestrian and vehicle DETOUR ROUTES.

What You Need to Know
  • Crews are working on the Chena River Bridge. 
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with Great Northwest Inc., is working to reconstruct University Avenue and Airport Way. Work will include installing water, sewer and storm drain utilities, as well as upgrading communication, lighting and signal systems. Crews will also be upgrading pedestrian sidewalks and repaving road surfaces. We will do our best to keep you informed of any project updates and appreciate your patience and cooperation during construction. This project is expected to be complete in summer 2021.

Contractor Information

Great Northwest Inc.

Contractor Number
907-452-5617
DOT Number
907-451-2797

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