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Anchorage Roads

Road Project Traffic Delays 

Last Updated: July 31, 2014

1. Arctic Blvd. btwn. W. Potter Dr. and Raspberry Rd.

Arctic Blvd. is CLOSED from W. Potter Dr. to Raspberry Rd. until approx. the end of August. Business access will be maintained. Please follow construction signs for detour routes. International Airport Rd. to Electron Dr. will be open as detour access to Napa and Alaska Steel.

EXIT CLOSURE: The northbound Raspberry Rd. exit on Minnesota Dr. will be CLOSED Monday through Friday, between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM through August 1st. Please use the International Airport Rd. exit, and follow construction signs for detour routes.

Expect new traffic patterns and intermittent lane restrictions on the northbound Minnesota Dr. onramp until Thursday, July 31st.

Be alert to intermittent lane restrictions on Raspberry Rd. between Arctic Blvd. and Minnesota Dr., Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Please use caution and be alert to flagging operations when traveling through the project area.

Expected Completion: October, 2015

Information: Granite Construction, 267-5283; DOT, 929-7244

2. 15th Ave. btwn. Lake Otis Pkwy. and Gambell St.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions, lane shifts and short delays on 15th Ave. between Gambell St. and Lake Otis Pkwy. for road improvements. Please use caution in the area.

Beginning Friday, August 1st at 8:00 PM through Monday, August 4th at 5:00 AM,  westbound 15th Ave. will be CLOSED between Lake Otis Pkwy. and Ingra St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

FUTURE CLOSURE:Beginning Friday, August 8th at 8:00 PM through Monday, August 11th at 5:00 AM,  eastbound 15th Ave. will be CLOSED between Lake Otis Pkwy. and Ingra St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: September, 2014

Information: Roger Hickel Contracting, 903-1703

3. Glenn Hwy. btwn. Boniface Pkwy. and Knik River Bridge

There is no work at this time. Work is scheduled to resume in August.

Information: DOT, 269-0661; Granite Construction, 344-2593

4. McRae Rd. btwn. Barbara Dr. and Wisconsin St.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on McRae Rd. between Barbara Dr. and Wisconsin St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Pruhs Construction, 441-7555

5. Downtown Anchorage Roads Resurfacing

Be alert to lane restrictions and flagging operations around downtown Anchorage. Work is being conducted on the east end of 5th Ave. and 6th Ave. and on A St. and C St. between 3rd Ave. and 9th Ave. from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Saturday. 

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: Granite Construction, 344-2593; DOT, 269-0661

6. W. 15th Ave. btwn. K St. and L St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on W. 15th Ave. between K St. and L St. for Chester Creek Trail improvements. Please use detour routes and use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, August 5th

Information: Alaska Excavating, 982-8191

7. 32nd Ave. btwn. A St. and C St.

FUTURE CLOSURE: Beginning Monday, August 4th, drivers should expect a full road closure on 32nd Ave. between A St. and C St. for utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Monday, Friday, August 15th

Information: Municipal Light & Power, 263-5283

8. A St. btwn. Northern Lights Blvd. and W. 9th Ave.

Be alert to new traffic patterns on A St. between Northern Lights Blvd. and 9th Ave., where lanes have been shifted to the west.

Please use caution when traveling through the work zone and be alert to construction workers and heavy equipment on the roadway and shoulder.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: DOT, 770-2612

9. Lake Otis Pkwy. btwn. E. 36th Ave. and E. 37th Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent single southbound lane closure on Lake Otis Pkwy. between E. 36th Ave. and E. 37th Ave. from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM for site work.

Expected Completion: Tuesday, August 5th

Information: BC Excavating, 344-4490

10. W. 71st Ave. Sewer Rehab Project

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on the following roads for the W. 71st Ave. sewer rehab project:

  • Stanley Dr. between W. 71st Ave. and W. 72nd Ave.
  • Rovenna Ln. between W. 71st Ave. and W. 72nd Ave.

Residents will maintain limited acess. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Construction Unlimited, 243-8667

11. Eagle River Rd. Rehabilitation (Upper Terrace Dr. to Eagle River Nature Center)

Drivers should expect lane restrictions, flagging and pilot car operations, and short delays from approx. 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM Monday through Saturday, between Upper Terrace Street (MP 5.3) and Louinda Circle (MP 6.9), and between Eklund Avenue (MP 10.2) and Mount Yukla Circle (MP 12.6). At all other times, be alert to intermittent reduced speed limits, flagging operations, and lane restrictions throughout the project area.

Be alert to construction workers on shoulder and expect delays during hours of construction.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Pruhs, 279-1020; DOT, 622-5111, or email eagleriverroad@spawnak.com

12. Pioneer Dr. btwn. Muldoon Rd. and Resurrection Dr.

Drivers should expect intermittent lane closures on Pioneer Dr. between Muldoon Rd. and Resurrection Dr. for road improvements. Please use caution and follow traffic control devices.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Prosser-Dagg, 830-8466

13. Providence Dr. btwn. Seawolf Dr. and Spirit Wy.

Beginning Monday, August 4th, drivers should expect intermittent lane restrictions on Providence Dr. between Seawolf Dr. and Spirit Way from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, daily for site work. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: End of Season

Information: Neeser Construction, 276-1058

14. Northern Lights Blvd. at UAA Dr.

Be alert to lane restrictions on Northern Lights Blvd. at UAA Drive on Saturdays and Sundays, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Please watch for construction workers on the shoulder, and use caution when traveling through the construction area.

Expected Completion: October. 2014

Information: Anchor, Inc., 230-2743; DOT, 770-2612

15. Debarr Rd. Resurfacing (Muldoon Rd. to Airport Heights Dr.)

Use caution when driving through the construction area, and be alert to workers on the roadway and shoulder.

Expected Completion: October, 2014

Information: QAP, 222-3742

16. Anchorage Market & Festival

Drivers should expect lane restrictions and increased pedestrian traffic on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM on 3rd Ave. between C St. and E St. for the Anchorage Market & Festival. Please use caution in the area.

Expected Completion: Sunday, Sept. 7th

17. Resurrection Dr. at Pioneer Dr.

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on Resurrection Dr. at Pioneer Dr. for road and utility improvements.. This closure will be in phases and will move along Resurrection Drive. Please use signed detour routes for residential access.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Roger Hickel Contracting, 748-0634

18. Penland Pkwy. btwn. Rodeo Pl. and Bragaw St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on Penland Pkwy. between Rodeo Pl and Bragaw St.. for road improvements. Please use detour routes. Mall access will be provided.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Mass-X, 771-9272

19. W. 32nd Ave. Sewer Upgrade

Drivers should expect intermittent road closures at the following locations for sewer upgrade work:

  • W. 29th Ave. at Doris
  • W. 32nd Ave. at Lois Dr.
  • W. 32nd Ave. at Willow St.

Please use detour routes. Residential access will be provided at all times unless prior notice is given.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: Construction Unlimited, 441-0303

20. E. 20th Ave. btwn. Sitka St. and Lake Otis Pkwy.

Drivers should expect intermittent full road closures on E. 20th Ave. between Sitka St. and Lake Otis Pkwy. for road improvements. Please use detour routes for residential access.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: Pruhs Construction, 441-7555

21. E. 22nd Ave. btwn. Illian Ln. and Wayne St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on E. 22nd Ave. between Illian Ln. and Wayne St. for water utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Annette's Trucking, 344-9322

22. New Seward Hwy. btwn. Dowling Rd. and Tudor Rd.

Be alert to new traffic patterns on the New Seward Hwy. and both frontage roads from Dowling Rd. to Tudor Rd.

Expect intermittent lane restrictions on Homer Dr. and Brayton Dr. due to striping operations and be cautious of wet paint.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: QAP, 222-3742

23. Eagle River Ln. btwn. Highland Ridge Dr. and Ptarmigan Blvd.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on Eagle River Lane between Highland Ridge Dr. and Ptarmigan Blvd. for road improvements. Please use alternate routes.

Expected Completion, August, 2014

Information: Mass-X, 771-9272

24. Wendy's Way btwn. W. Northern Lights Blvd. and Bridle Ln.

Beginning approx. June 1st, drivers should expect intermittent full road closures on Wendy's Way between W. Northern Lights Blvd. and Bridle Ln. for sewer utility work. Please use detour routes. Residents will maintain access.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: BC Excavating, 344-4490

25. Kachemak Pl. at Kachemak Circle

Drivers should expect intermittent closures on Kachemak Circle and Kachemak Pl., and on Amber Bay Loop at Kachemak Pl. for road and utility work. Please use detour routes. Residential access will be maintained.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: Renegade Equipment, 346-2300

26. 88th Ave. btwn. Spruce Brook St. and Elmore Rd.

FUTURE CLOSURE: 88th Ave. will be CLOSED between Spruce Brook St. and Rendon Dr. beginning Monday, August 4th at 7:00 AM until Friday, August 8th at 7:00 PM. Residential access will be maintained.

Be alert to lane restrictions and flagging operations Monday through Friday, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Information: Renegade Equipment LLC, 346-2300; DOT, 770-5677

27. San Roberto Ave. btwn. Klevin St. and Hoyt St.

Drivers should expect an intermittent road closure on San Roberto Ave. between Klevin St. and Hoyt St. for road work, 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, daily. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: September, 2014

Information: AWWU, 564-2700

28. Senate District J (Muldoon Area Repaving)

Drivers should expect intermittent closures at the following areas for road improvments:

  • Augustine Dr. between E. Northern Lights Blvd. and Lake George Dr.
  • Brittany Dr. between Scarborough Dr. and E. Northern Lights Blvd.
  • Patterson St. between E. Northern Lights Blvd. and Chandalar Dr.

Residential access will be maintained. Please use signed detour routes.

Expected Completion: July, 2014

Information: GMG, 349-7854

29. Glenn Hwy. btwn, Boniface Pkwy. and Knik River Bridge

Expect intermittent lane restrictions and delays on the Glenn Hwy. between Boniface Pkwy. and the Knik River Bridge due to paving operations. Northbound work will be conducted nightly between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM, and southbound work will be nightly between 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM.

Expected Completion: End of season

Information: Granite Construction, 344-2593; DOT, 269-0661

30. Loussac Dr. btwn. Illiamna Ave. and McCollie Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent road closure on Loussac Dr. between Illiamna Ave. and McCollie Ave. for site work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, August 1st

Information: Ritchie General Contracting, 227-2961

31. E. 6th Ave. at Cherry St.

Drivers should expect a full road closure at the intersection of E. 6th Ave. and Cherry St. for road improvements. Please use detour routes. Residents will maintain access.

Expected Completion: August, 2014

Information: GMG General, 349-7854

32. E St. btwn. W. 3rd Ave. and W. 4th Ave.

Drivers should expect an intermittent lane closure on E St. between W. 3rd Ave. and W. 4th Ave. from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, weekdays, for utility work.

Expected Completion: Monday, August 11th

Information: Municipal Light & Power, 263-5283

33. Roosevelt Dr. btwn. Taft Dr. and Harding Dr.

Drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Roosevelt Dr. between Taft Dr. and Harding Dr. for excavation work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, August 8th

Information: John's Excavating, 563-1635

34. Business Blvd. btwn. Centerfield Dr. and Heritage Pl.

Beginning Monday, August 4th, drivers should expect a westbound closure on Business Blvd. between Centerfield Dr. and Business Blvd. for utility work. The eastbound lanes will remain open at all times. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Monday, August 11th

Information: BC Excavating, 344-4490

35. Caravelle Dr. btwn. Raspberry Rd. and Tall Spruce Dr.

Beginning Tuesday, August 5th through Thursday, August 7th, drivers should expect a full road closure on Caravelle Dr. between Raspberry Rd. and Tall Spruce Dr. from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily for road improvements. Residents will maintain access. Please use detour routes.

Information: Municipal Street Maintenance, 343-8182

36. Huffman Park Dr. btwn. Industry Wy. and Huffman Rd.

Beginning Thursday, July 31st until Saturday, August 2nd, drivers should expect a full road closure on Huffman Park Dr. between Industry Wy. and Huffman Rd. from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM for road improvements. Please use detour routes.

Information:Municipal Street Maintenance, 343-8182

37. 48th Ave. btwn. Denali St. and Eagle St.

Beginning Monday, August 4th, drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on E. 48th Ave. between Denali St. and Eagle St. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, August 15th

Information: Davis Construction, 562-2336

38. Meadow Creek Dr. btwn. Eagle River Loop Rd. and Anvik Cir.

Drivers should expect a full road closure on Meadow Creek Dr. between Eagle River Loop Rd. and Anvik Dr. for utility work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Thursday, August 7th

Information: Frawner Corporation, 561-4044

39. Denali St. South of 56th Ave.

Beginning Monday, August 4th, drivers should expect an intermittent full road closure on Denali St. south of 56th Ave. for road work. Please use detour routes.

Expected Completion: Friday, August 8th

Information: Municipal Street Maintenance, 343-8182

    • Anchorage Roads
    • Municipal Traffic Engineer: Stephanie Mormilo
    • 4700 Elmore Road, 2nd Floor, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • 907 343-8406