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Gillam Way Reconstruction
Project No. Z637840000 / 0655012

Project area.

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PFis proposing to reconstruct Gillam Way in Fairbanks, AK between 22nd Avenue and Airport Way.

This project was nominated for the Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) through the combined efforts of the City of Fairbanks, FMATS, and DOT&PF.

Project Purpose

Improve safety and reduce maintenance costs on Gillam Way.

Project Scope

The project will reconstruct Gillam Way between 22nd Avenue and Airport Way, including:

  • Repaving
  • Intersection Improvements
  • Improving existing and constructing new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sidewalks throughout the project limits
  • Shoulders for shared use bicycle facilities on both sides of Gillam Way
  • Traffic calming features
  • Updated signing and striping
  • Drainage improvements
  • Improvements to water and sewer between 19th Avenue and 14th Avenue

More information about the proposed design can be viewed in the links provided in the side bar. The Design Study Report (DSR) describes the proposed design, and the preliminary plans show the current design advanced since the DSR. The KMZ file can be used to see the proposed improvements in Google Earth.

Public Involvement

Thank you to all who participated in our public involvement efforts to date.

The project was approved by the Fairbanks North Star Borough Planning Commission in July 2018.

The next opportunity for public comment will be at:

Project Open House
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Stop by anytime between 5pm - 7pm

Hunter Elementary School
Commons Room
1630 Gillam Way