JUNEAU GLACIER HIGHWAY
(LEMON CREEK) IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT 68124
The project would
- Resurface the entire length of the roadway and improve pavement markings.
- Convert the Renninger Street intersection to a roundabout.
- Add a traffic signal to the Davis Avenue intersection.
- Add a sidewalk on the seaward side of Glacier Highway and lighting as needed.
- Add pedestrian crossings.
- Add raised medians and refuge medians.
- Improve facilities to meet Americans with Disabilities Act of 1960 (ADA) standards.
- Relocate and improve bus pullouts.
- Add a bicycle crossing at the intersection with Vanderbilt Road and Glacier Highway.
- Consolidate driveway access where appropriate.
- Replace City & Borough of Juneau (CBJ) sanitary sewer force main between Anka Street & Davis Ave.
- Relocate CBJ sanitary sewer lift station near the Renninger Street intersection.
- Add, repair, slipline, remove or relocate culverts and / or other drainage features as needed.
- Provide illumination along both sides of Glacier Highway, as needed.
- Add, remove or relocate guardrail.
The project improvements would require permanent acquisition of portions of privately and publicly owned properties for right-of-way (ROW).
This would require permanent acquisition of approximately 45 partial parcels with some duplication. Click Here for project area maps.
2013 - The Department and Sheinberg Associates began preliminary design and environmental baseline studies for the proposed route in 2013.
2014 & 2016 - Public and Agency Scoping began in early 2014 and again in 2016.
June 2017 - The project environmental document was completed and the Plans-in-Hand (PIH) stage was completed. Updated plans are available for viewing here.
October 2017 - The Plan, Specification and Estimate (PS&E) stage was completed. Modifications to the project were idenfied and design updates began.
March 2019 - Design updates completed and a new environmental document was started. Public and Agency Scoping was re-initiated.