Reservations: (907) 224-5559 / 2659 / 2654 or (800) 770-1858

     Road Construction

Seward Highway, MP 17 to MP 22.5
Highway Closure

The Alaska Department of Transportation, in cooperation with QAP, is working to improve the·Seward Highway between MP 17 and 22.5. Project work includes replacing Victor Creek Bridge, rehabilitating Snow River Bridges, as well as installing grading, drainage, paving, signage and striping. This project is expected to be complete in Fall 2024 .

Project Details:

  • Beginning Monday, June 27, through Thursday, September 15, crews will be performing blasting activities nightly on Mondays and Wednesdays (blasting days are subject to to change) between 8:00pm and 5:00am. These blasting activities will require a FULL CLOSURE of the Seward Highway from MP 17 to 22.5.
  • The expected schedule for each nightly closure:
    • 8:00pm - the Seward Highway is CLOSED
    •  8:10pm-8:30pm crews perform blasting operations
    • 8:30pm-9:30pm - all clear and crews begin rock excavation to reopen the Seward Highway to traffic as soon as possible (single lane)
    • 9:30pm-5:00am – the Seward Highway is reopened to full capacity. This time will vary depending on how quickly the crews are able to clean up the highway.
  • The contractor will try to open a single lane with flagging operations through the project corridor as soon as they are able to clean and inspect the highway for safety.

Reservations: (907) 224-5559 / 2659 / 2654 or (800) 770-1858
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