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Knik-Goose Bay Road Reconstruction Projects

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is working on two separate projects to improve Knik-Goose Bay Road between Centaur Avenue and Settler's Bay Drive.

 

See below for an overview of the two projects. Click on one of the links to learn more.

  KGB: Centaur Ave. to Vine Rd.


 
KGB: Centaur Avenue to Vine Road
KGB: Vine Road to Settler's Bay Drive

Funding

 

Federally-funded

State-funded

Project Length

 

6.5 miles

1.3 miles

Proposed Road Cross-section

  • Four-lane divided roadway (depressed grass median)
  • Separated multi-use path on north side
  • Designed to accommodate both current needs and future capacity improvements
  • Four-lane divided roadway (depressed grass median)
  • Separated multi-use path on north side
  • Designed to accommodate both current needs and future capacity improvements

Purpose & Need

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose

  • Improve safety
  • Reduce congestion
  • Enhance access management
  • Increase travel efficiency             

Need

  • Safety
  • Congestion relief
  • Travel efficiency

Purpose

  • Improve safety
  • Reduce congestion
  • Enhance access management
  • Increase travel efficiency     

Need

  • Safety
  • Congestion relief
  • Travel efficiency

Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Environmental Document and Preliminary Design 2011-2015
  • Final Design 2016-2021
  • Right-of-way acquisition 2019-2021
  • Construction (anticipated) 2021, dependent upon availability of funding
  • Environmental Document and Preliminary Design 2011-2015
  • Final Design 2015-2020
  • Right-of-way acquisition 2017-2020
  • Construction (anticipated) 2020, dependent upon availability of funding

Public Involvement

& Stakeholder Outreach

Extensive coordination with Mat-Su Borough, City of Wasilla, area business owners, residents, and commuters. More than 20 project updates, meetings, and open houses since 2012.

Next public meeting is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2019.

Four public meetings and annual Mat-Su Transportation Fair attendance since 2014.