Proposed 2017 Capital Projects

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Sandlewood Dr Extension - Lore Rd to 81st Ave

Community Council

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Project Management and Engineering

Estimated Cost


Funds on hand


Additional funds required


Project scope

The scope of this project may be included in the Alaska DOT's plans for the Seward Highway expansion.

Project need

This project will construct a missing road link between Lore Rd and Dimond Blvd. While this is a local road, the realignment of the Seward Hwy off-ramp to Sandlewood Dr and the installation of the new signal, increased the broader community need for this connection. The connection will also allow for elimination of a problematic left turn onto the Seward Hwy frontage road just east of the bridge.

Project status

No work is underway or scheduled in the six-year Capital Improvement Program. Funding would be through the 30/70 Upgrade Road Improvement District Program in which property owners initiate the project and agree to pay 70% of the costs through special assessments. However, improvements by the State of Alaska to the Seward Highway, may include improvements to this road.

Project Comments

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