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UPDATED: Construction To Begin on West Willoughby Sidewalk Monday, October 17

October 19, 2022 – News

UPDATE: The State Office Building North and South Parking Garage ramps at West Willoughby Avenue will be closed to vehicle access due to construction from 7:00 a.m. Thursday, October 27, through 7:00 a.m. Monday, October 31 Tuesday, November 1. This notice is subject to change or cancellation.

The original PSA follows:

Construction will begin Monday, October 17 on West Willoughby Avenue to replace sidewalks, curbs, and gutters.

Construction work will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The project is estimated to continue through November 18, 2022.

The construction zone will extend along West Willoughby Avenue from Egan Drive to Fireweed Place, including the ramp area of the State Office Building North Parking Garage. (See visual.)

While this project is underway, sidewalk access, vehicular traffic, and street parking in the construction zone will be affected. Pedestrian access to the State Office Building will be maintained and pedestrians will be provided with safe access and safe passage through or around the work zone at all times.

Traffic control will be implemented during construction hours and single-lane traffic is expected during portions of the construction phase. Street parking along West Willoughby Avenue will also be limited and may at times be temporarily relocated. Temporary closure of the State Office Building garage ramps is anticipated during construction and will be advised via public notice.

Both drivers and pedestrians in and around the construction zone are asked to use caution and stay alert to traffic controls. CBJ and Island Contractors appreciate the public’s patience during this important maintenance work and apologize for any inconvenience during this time.

For more information, please contact Mike Sturrock of Island Contractors at (907) 500-9041 or mike@islandcontractorsak.com or CBJ Project Manager Jason Hoffbauer at (907) 419-6219 or jason.hoffbauer@juneau.org.