Proposed 2017 Capital Projects

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Minnesota Boulevard from International to Northern Lights Boulevard

Community Council

Sponsor Agency

State of Alaska

Funds on hand

This is a new project added by the Community Council

Project scope

Begin multi-phase design and construction project to reduce speeds and traffic volutmes, improve air quality, and add pedestrian crossings from International Airport Road to Northern Lights Boulevard. Within 6 years, Minnesota should meet the Federal Department of Transportation guidelines for Urban Arterial.

Project need

Pedestrian safety is the primary concern. Neighborhood connectivity in a mixed-use part of town on the verge of revitalization should be driving this project. Minnesota is currently a freeway that divides the neighborhood. Any project that would increase traffic volume or speed would make the neighborhood less safe.

Project status

This need is pending review by MOA

Project Comments

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