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       ROAD CLOSURE

WENDELL AVENUE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ROAD CONSTRUCTION through the season
Road Closure

Access to 2nd Street from the Old Steese Highway is CLOSED. Drivers should follow DETOUR ROUTES via Forty Mile Avenue.

What You Need to Know
  • Drivers should be aware of crews working in the project area from Monday through Friday, between 6:00am and 6:00pm.
Project End Result

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to replace the Wendell Avenue Bridge. Work will include building a temporary work trestle and relocating existing utilities during the 2020 construction season. 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 October 2021.

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