Alaska DOT&PF is working to improve Richardson Highway MP 35-40, which is part of a larger project (Richardson Highway MP 35-65). The construction of Richardson Highway MP 51-65 was completed in 2020. Richardson Highway MP 40-51 started in 2022 and is projected to be completed in August 15, 2023.
The purpose of this project is to provide safety for everyone on the highway system, increase the flow of traffic, and improve pavement conditions. The project will receive its first update since 1984 with this initiative. Richardson Highway MP 35-40 (North of Valdez) will reduce maintenance cost by eliminating weathered sections along the corridor.
Work on this project includes:
Construction on this project is expected to begin in May 2023 and be completed by October 15, 2023.
This project is being developed and constructed in cooperation with the Alaska Division of Federal Highway Administration.