Periodic Riverside Drive closures Sept. 22, 23 & 28 due to Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station project

Riverside Drive will be periodically closed between the Vintage Blvd intersection and the Alaska Club (2841 Riverside Dr.) from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on September 22, 23, and 28. This is due to construction for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station project. Please avoid the closure area by detouring through Mall Rd, Mendenhall Loop Rd, James Blvd, and Stephen Richards Dr.

For more information, contact:

September 21st, 2021|

Crest Street Reconstruction begins Monday, Sept. 13; Capital Transit will adjust service

The City and Borough of Juneau’s Crest Street Reconstruction Project will begin on Monday, September 13, and will run until the end of October. A portion of Crest Street located between Old Dairy Road and Mallard Street intersections will be rebuilt and completely closed during this time. A new roadway, sidewalk, street lighting, and drainage features will be constructed. The public is asked to use caution in the area and abide by traffic signage and flagging. For drivers, access to Mallard Street will be via Jordan Ave or Alpine Ave.

Capital Transit is also adjusting routes on all buses servicing the Nugget Mall and changes go into effect Monday, September 13. Service changes include no service to bus stops behind the Nugget Mall, all Valley transfers occurring at the Mendenhall Mall, and modified routing for Express Routes 5, 6, and 8 buses:

  • No service to the bus stops behind the Nugget Mall:
    • Transfers will occur at the Mendenhall Mall.
    • New temporary stops on Glacier Hwy in front of Nugget Mall near Jordan Ave and across the street in front of Jordan Creek Center.
  • Modified routing for Valley Buses (Routes 3 & 4):
    • Buses will provide service to the Mendenhall Mall both before and after traveling around Back Loop.
      • Outbound to Mendenhall Loop Rd and Auke Bay buses will leave at :18 and :48 after each hour.
      • Inbound to Downtown buses will leave at :10 and :40 after each hour.
  • Modified routing for Routes 5 & 6 Express Buses:
    • Downtown routing will begin across from Centennial Hall and travel down Willoughby Ave toward the Federal Building. This map shows Capital Transit downtown service routing.
    • Route 6 Riverside Express will provide service to the Juneau International Airport at :27 after each hour. Transfers to other buses can be made at the Mendenhall Mall. Route 5 University Express will NOT provide service to the Airport stop. The airport may also be accessed from the stops on Glacier Hwy near Shell Simmons Dr about 0.3 miles away.
  • Modified routing for Route 8 Valley Express:
    • No service to Franklin or 4th Please wait for the bus at the Downtown Transit Center.
    • Buses will continue all the way around Back Loop to the Mendenhall Mall.
    • Mendenhall Mall to Downtown inbound service will be provided from 3:21 pm until 4:21 pm.  See modified schedule here.

Next year, from spring 2022 to August 2022, the rest of Crest Street between Yandukin Dr and Mallard St will be rebuilt.

For more information on bus service changes, contact Capital Transit at 789-6901.

For information on the Crest Street Reconstruction Project, contact:

  • CBJ Project Manager Alec Venechuk at alec.venechuk@juneau.org or (907) 586-0800 ext. 4187
  • Contractor North40 Construction Corp at (907) 780-6866
  • Inspection Team DOWL Engineering at (907) 780-3533
September 9th, 2021|

Construction on Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station project is happening now

Construction began this month on the City and Borough of Juneau’s Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station project, located along Mendenhall Mall Road between Asiana Garden and Glacier Auto Parts/NAPA. Throughout September, there will be intermittent traffic delays and construction flagging during low-traffic daytime hours while CBJ-contractor Admiralty Construction performs underground utility work across Riverside Drive. The public is asked to use caution in the area and abide by traffic signage and flagging.

The overall project includes a new transit station that will be utilized as a rider transfer site, driver breakroom, public restroom, bus shelters, and parking lot for transit users. Several electric vehicle chargers and bicycle lockers will also be included. Construction work will include new water and sewer services, a new storm drain system, earthwork, concrete flatwork, and asphalt paving. Work is expected to take place through June 2022.

For more information, contact:

  • CBJ Project Manager Alec Venechuk at alec.venechuk@juneau.org or (907) 586-0800 ext. 4187
  • Contractor Admiralty Construction at (907) 780-3555
  • Inspection Team Wilson Engineering at (907) 586-2100
September 7th, 2021|

Crest Street Reconstruction

Crest Street Reconstruction will begin on September 13, and run until the end of October 2021.  The portion of Crest Street between Old Dairy Road and Mallard Street intersections will be rebuilt and completely closed during this time.  A new roadway, sidewalk, street lighting, and drainage features will be constructed as part of this project.  Beginning in Spring 2022 and running through August 2022, the rest of Crest Street between Yandukin Drive and Mallard Street will be rebuilt.

CBJ Project Manager: Alec Venechuk, PE – (907) 586-0800 Ext. 4187, alec.venechuk@juneau.org

Contractor: North40 Construction Corp – (907) 780-6866

Inspection Team: DOWL Engineering – (907) 780-3533

September 3rd, 2021|

Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station

Work has begun on the Capital Transit Valley Transfer Station site, located along the Mendenhall Mall Road between Asiana Garden restaurant and NAPA Auto Parts store.  Construction will occur between September 2021 and June 2022.  Throughout this September there will be intermittent traffic delays and construction flagging during low-traffic daytime hours while performing underground utility work across Riverside Drive.  The overall project includes a new transit station that will be utilized as a rider transfer site, driver breakroom, public restroom, bus shelters, and parking lot for transit users.  Also included with the site are several electric vehicle chargers and bicycle lockers.

CBJ Project Manager:  Alec Venechuk, PE – ((07) 586-0800 ext. 4187, alec.venechuk@juneau.org

Contractor: Admiralty Construction – (907) 780-3555

Inspection Team: Wilson Engineering – (907) 586-2100

 

September 3rd, 2021|