Roads, Bridges, Airports & Facilities • 8,625 lane miles of road • 390 Bridges • 104 Airports • 408 Public Buildings
DOT Northern Region • 65% of Alaska’s land mass, 21% of the population • Northern Region is bigger than the state of Texas!
Edgerton 0-19 Project MapBegin: RichHwy End: Tonsina River
ScopeResurface Edgerton Highway from MP 0-19 withasphalt Includes resurfacing existing bicycle path through Kenny Lake Resurface existing driveway approaches Resurface Kenny Lake Material Site Access Road Replace mailboxes and guardrail Minor drainage improvements Brush clearing Update signing and striping
Project Objectives• Preventive Maintenance: Extend service life of highway and delay future deterioration Focus is on pavement preservation• Safety Benefits: guardrail, signs, stripes, brushing• Reduce maintenance costs and efforts: Delay/reduce need for routine patching/pot holing, crack sealing
What to Expect During Construction• Delays (typically <20 minutes)• Reduced Speeds• Gravel surfaces• Business and residential access will always be maintained• Community meeting prior to Construction
Preliminary ScheduleEnvironmental Document: March 2013Design Work and Permits: March-Dec 2013Advertise for Bids: January 2014Construction: Summer 2014 9