The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is working on a design to improve and resurface approximately 2.5 miles of Douglas Highway from St. Ann's Avenue to Egan Drive including upgrades to the roundabout and bridge surface. The project will repair various elements of the existing road infrastructure such as sidewalks and curbs, culverts and drainage, and signage.
The primary objectives of the project are:
This project is funded by federal receipts through the Preventative Maintenance program. The project is expected to cost approximately $15-20 million (including utility relocations, Right-of-Way acquisition, and construction costs).
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 November 3, 2017, and executed by FHWA and DOT&PF.