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Fairbanks Cushman Street Bridge Project No. 00663012 / Z622070000

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF), in cooperation with the Alaska Division of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is proposing to upgrade Cushman Street between 1st Avenue and Terminal Street in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Aerial view of project area

Project Purpose

The purpose of the proposed project is to improve safety for motorized and non-motorized users. This high-use pedestrian, tourist, and bicycle corridor is in need for improved accommodations for non-motorized users. In addition the existing bridge railing needs to be upgraded to meet current crash standards.

Project Improvements

  • Bridge upgrades
  • Widen sidewalks
  • ADA ramps
  • Repave and restripe the road
  • New signage
  • Street lighting upgrades

Project Milestones

  • Winter 2017/2018 – Environmental Document Approval
  • Spring 2019 – Final Design Plans, Specification, and Estimate
  • Summer 2022 – Begin Construction