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Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei Improvements
(Brotherhood Bridge Trail Improvements)

State Project No. SFHWY00259 | Federal Project No. TA18010

Brotherhood Bridge photo

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) and the City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) are proposing to improve the functional condition of Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei (Brotherhood Bridge Trail). Proposed improvements would include:

  • Replacing the pedestrian bridge at Montana Creek to provide a larger span for more natural stream movement and to allow emergency and maintenance vehicle use
  • Armoring Montana Creek streambanks to increase the expected life of the new bridge
  • Trail reconstruction including repairing subgrade in select areas
  • Repaving the trail
  • Replacing and/or adding drainage culverts

Construction is underway and projected to take 3-4 months. Loud noise associated with pile driving may be heard up to half-a-mile away from the Montana Creek Bridge during construction. Kaxdigoowu Héen Dei will be closed to thru traffic during construction.

Brotherhood Bridge Trail Improvements project map

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by DOT&PF pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated April 13, 2023, and executed by FHWA and DOT&PF.

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