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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 Settlers Bay Drive.

the linked item is new or updated Project Fact Sheet - April 2021

Read more about the pavement repair completed in summer 2020. Click here.

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 Settlers Bay Drive

Funding

Federally-funded State-funded

Project Length

6.5 miles 1.3 miles

Proposed Typical 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

 

Construction Phasing Plan

 

 

  • Environmental Document and Preliminary Design 2011-2015
  • Final Design 2016-2022
  • Right-of-way acquisition 2020-2022
  • Construction of Phase 1 (anticipated) 2022
  • Environmental Document and Preliminary Design 2011-2015
  • Final Design 2015-2024
  • Right-of-way acquisition 2017-2024
  • Construction anticipated in 2024 in combination with Phase 2 of KGB: Centaur Avenue to Vine Road.

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.

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