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       ROAD CLOSURE

UNIVERSITY AVENUE WIDENING, REHABILITATION, and BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ROAD CONSTRUCTION through October
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
  • Pedestrian access is maintained across the Chena River by crossing the temporary pedestrian bridge.

  • Please follow pedestrian signage to ensure safe travels through the construction area.

  • If you are traveling on or along the river, please be aware of new bridge structures being built and the equipment in the construction zone.

  • For more information, visit the project website at http://dot.alaska.gov/nreg/university/.

Project End Result

Great Northwest Inc., in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Transportation, is working to construct a new bridge over the Chena River. The new bridge will include a raised median, two lanes in each direction with shoulders, a separated sidewalk on both sides, and a decorative railing. This project will be complete in October 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