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No.: 14-2533
Contact: Meadow Bailey, Northern Region Public Information, 907-451-2240,
Jill Reese, Central Region Public Information, 907-269-0772,

Multiple improvement projects underway on Parks Highway
For construction updates, visit before traveling

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) — As the 2014 construction season gets underway, the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) is working to improve safety and travel capacity and on the Parks Highway. Roadwork is taking place at multiple locations throughout the length of the highway, from the Mat-Su Valley to Fairbanks. Projects include rumble strip installation, resurfacing, construction of passing lanes and reconstruction work.

ADOT&PF has resources available to travelers; several include estimated wait times, project activities, and hours and days of operation:

  • Visit or call 511 for statewide construction updates, road conditions and weather information.
  • Visit for state-wide construction updates.
  • Email to receive weekly email updates for all construction projects on the Parks Highway.
  • For more detailed information on the Parks Highway projects visit

Travelers are reminded to travel with caution through construction zones, to observe posted speed limits and to anticipate delays.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 10 ferries serving 33 communities along 3,500 marine miles, over 5,600 miles of highway and 839 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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