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Contact: Jill Reese, 907-269-0772,

2016 Anchorage Transportation Fair

photo: Transportation Fair
photo: Transportation Fair

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) –The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) and partners, the Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage Police Department, Alaska Railroad, and Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility invite the community to the 2016 Anchorage Transportation Fair, a showcase of transportation projects, planning efforts, or existing plans concerning walking, biking, and driving within the Municipality of Anchorage. The event is free, including parking, and open to the public.

The 2016 Anchorage Transportation Fair will take place Thursday, February 4, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Alaska Airlines Center Auxiliary, 3550 Providence Drive, University of Alaska Anchorage campus.

More than 80 Anchorage transportation projects, agencies, and transportation providers will be represented as well as projects from the major transportation corridors of Parks Highway, Glenn Highway, Seward Highway, and Sterling Highway. Attendees will be able to talk to project team members, get information and updates, and see the future of transportation in Anchorage. There will be activities for children, and light snacks will be provided. Visit the Transportation Fair blog at

Projects include:

DOT&PF projects

      • Abbott Road Rehabilitation Phase II-Elmore to Birch
      • Alaska 511
      • Alaska Aviation System Plan
      • Anchorage Area Safety Improvements
      • Anchorage International Airport Projects
      • Bike/Pedestrian Safety
      • Bragaw at 16th Ave Channelization
      • DOT&PF Central Region Planning
      • DOT&PF Central Region Right-of-Way
      • DOT&PF Central Region Traffic Safety
      • DOT&PF Maintenance & Operations
      • Eagle River Traffic Mitigation, Phase 1
      • Glenn Highway Corridor Projects
      • Glenn Hwy and Muldoon Road Interchange
      • GovDelivery
      • Jewel Lake Rd. Widening 88th-Strawberry
      • Lake Otis Parkway at 68th Ave Channelization
      • Minnesota Drive Reconnaissance Study (Westchester Lagoon to Seward Hwy)
      • O’Malley Rd. Reconstruction Phase I, Seward to Livingston and Phase II Livingston to Hillside and pathway
      • Parks Highway Corridor Projects
      • Pavement Preservation Jobs
      • Seward Highway Corridor Projects
      • Seward Highway: 92 Avenue Connector
      • Seward Highway: Dimond to Dowling Reconstruction
      • Seward Highway: MP 105-107 Windy Corner
      • Statewide Aviation
      • Sterling Highway Corridor Projects

Municipality of Anchorage projects

      • Academy - Vanguard Drives Area Traffic Circulation
      • Air Quality Public and Business Awareness Education Campaign (CMAQ)
      • Anchorage Bowl Land Use Plan
      • Anchorage Fire Department Child Safety Seat Program
      • Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation System (AMATS) Freight Mobility Study
      • Anchorage Metropolitan Area Transportation System (AMATS) Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP)
      • Anchorage Police Department
      • Arctic Blvd Improvements Phase III - 36th Ave to Tudor Rd
      • Campbell Airstrip Road Upgrade: Tudor Road to Mile 0.7
      • Community Transit Vision / Bus Stop Improvement Program
      • Egloff (Hightower) Rd Upgrade - Alyeska Hwy to Community Center
      • Fish Creek Playground Improvements
      • MOA Long Range Planning Division
      • Municipal Road Bond Information
      • Non-Motorized Transportation Projects (Bike, Pedestrian, and Trail Plans)
      • Public Transportation: People Mover, AnchorRIDES, Share-A-Ride, Code for Anchorage
      • Spenard Rd Reconstruction Phase II - Hillcrest to 30th Ave
      • Sylvan Drive Reconstruction - Fairweather Dr. to Old Seward Hwy
      • Trail Watch
      • Turnagain St / Turnagain Blvd Upgrades
      • UMED District Plan
      • vRide

Alaska Railroad Projects

      • C Street Crossing
      • Positive Train Control
      • Seward Master Planning
      • Ship Creek Sewer System Extension


      • Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU)


The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, more than 5,600 miles of highway and 776 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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