Road construction season is upon us, here are some of the main projects

Road construction season is upon us, here are some of the main projects

Its summer here in Alaska, however alongside the hotter climate comes street construction season.

We’ve gathered a portion of the main bypasses and terminations that could influence workers, street trippers, or any drivers on the road.

The Alaska Department of Transportation is right now taking a shot at a venture to improve the Glenn Highway through the finish of July. This will cause the southbound slow lane to be closed from Eagle River to Hiland Road. Two lanes will remain open. DOT advises drivers to plan for extra time to get to their destinations.

The Palmer-Wasilla Highway is shut down at the Glenn Highway through 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 while teams clear and introduce checks, canals and walkways. Drivers can get to the Glenn through Hemmer Road and Bogard Road.

In Anchorage, the C Street roundabouts at Minnesota Drive will be shut from 8 p.m. on Friday, June 14 through 5:30 a.m. on Monday, June 17. Drivers ought to foresee irregular incline terminations and postponements. Southbound traffic is encouraged to utilize Dimond or 100th Ave as a bypass; northbound traffic should utilize Klatt Road, or utilize the Old Seward Highway to maintain a strategic distance from postpones through and through.

Gem Lake Road between Strawberry Road and 80th Avenue will be shut from 6 a.m. Saturday, June 15 until 6 a.m. Monday, June, 17 for groups to move utilities.

79th Avenue at Jewel Lake Road will likewise be shut Monday, June 17 until Tuesday, June 18.

Construction on the Parks Highway between milepost 83 and 123.5 will go through September. Drivers ought to know about shoulder work, pilot autos, and roadway clearing.

There will be pilot cars and flagging operations on the Sterling Highway between milepost 69 and 73, as well as 65 and 67 between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Friday and Sunday through the entire season.

Drivers should also be aware of a detour on Johnson Lake Loop Road as construction crews’ work on the Sterling Highway between milepost 101 and 118. Expect traffic restrictions and delays.