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Airport Way / Cushman Street Intersection Reconstruction
Project No. 0002312/Z640780000

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF), in cooperation with the Alaska Division of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is proposing to reconstruct the intersection of Airport Way and Cushman Street in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Project Purpose

The purpose of the proposed project is to modify traffic operations to improve motorist and pedestrian safety, improve air quality, and decrease delays at the Airport Way intersection with Cushman Street.

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Project Scope

The proposed project will reconstruct Airport Way between Barnette Street and Noble Street, and along Cushman Street between Gaffney Road and 15th Avenue. Project improvements consist of:

  • Alteration of intersection geometrics and addition of auxiliary lanes
  • Addition of off-set left turns to improve sight distance and safety
  • New roadway surfacing, striping, and signage
  • Upgrade signal controls
  • Addition of raised corner islands with curb ramps for improved pedestrian/bicyclist safety and ADA accessibility
  • Relocate utilities
  • Landscaping enhancements

Construction is planned for 2022, contingent on available funding.

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