Traffic and Capital Transit changes due to sinkhole at North Franklin & Third

The City and Borough of Juneau Engineering & Public Works Department is in the process of addressing a sinkhole along North Franklin Street in Downtown Juneau. The affected area is at the intersection of North Franklin Street and Third Street. Please note the following changes to parking, traffic, and Capital Transit:

  • No Parking Signs are posted along North Franklin to allow vehicular traffic.
  • The roadway is narrowed and traffic is shifted to the right. Traffic is anticipated be diverted through the weekend as contractors work to repair the roadway.
  • The project area is marked off with cones to ensure both pedestrian and vehicular traffic are clear of this area.
  • Capital Transit service will be discontinued to the Downtown Library, Franklin and Front Street, and 4th Street. Please wait for the bus at the Downtown Transit Center.

For more information, contact Streets & Fleet Maintenance at 907-586-5256.

April 27th, 2021|

Fourth Street Closure – Downtown Juneau, Thursday, July 16, 2020

Streets & Fleet Maintenance will be performing paving operations on Fourth Street in downtown Juneau on Thursday, July 16, 2020.  Fourth Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from Main Street to Seward Street from 4:00am to 4:00pm.  City buses will be diverted during this time.  Service will be discontinued to the downtown library, Franklin and Front Street, and 4th Street stops.  Transit riders are asked to wait for the bus at the Downtown Transportation Center.  Pedestrian through-traffic will be maintained on one side of the street.  Please follow detour routes.

For more information, contact Streets & Fleet Maintenance at (907) 586-5256.

 

July 14th, 2020|

Gold Creek debris removal starts Sept. 30

The City and Borough of Juneau Public Works Streets & Fleet Maintenance Division plans to start cleanup operations to remove debris from the Gold Creek settling basin in Cope Park on Monday, September 30. Operations will continue throughout the week until completed.

Heavy rains can prevent this work from being performed, so all operations are weather permitting. Visitors to Cope Park during this operation are advised to use caution when coming and going, as heavy equipment will be continually moving in and out during this work. Also, please keep children clear of operations and pets on a leash.

For more information, contact Streets & Fleet Maintenance at 586-5256.

September 26th, 2019|

Douglas Highway construction continues at Cordova St. intersection through Thursday

Work on the Douglas Highway Water Main Replacement Project will continue to be concentrated at the Cordova Street intersection today, September 25, and tomorrow, September 26. City and Borough of Juneau contractor Admiralty Construction will be reducing traffic to one lane through the work zone all day, except between the peak traffic hours of 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. when two lanes are open. Drivers may experience longer than usual delays during high volume times.

Admiralty Construction works from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Drivers are asked to please watch for workers and equipment. Flaggers will be present near Cordova Street to help keep traffic moving.

Due to this construction, Capital Transit bus service is modified. There is no outbound service to Douglas from Cordova Street; riders on Cordova can wait for the bus at the bottom of the hill instead. The bus stop at Breeze In has been temporarily moved closer to the roundabout. For more information, call Capital Transit at 789-6901.

For more information on the Douglas Highway Water Main Replacement Project, contact CBJ Project Manager Paul Beck at 586-0882 or Paul.Beck@juneau.org. For issues that occur after business hours, contact Admiralty Construction at 780-3555.

September 25th, 2019|

Douglas Highway Waterline Construction to Move to Cordova Street Intersection

Admiralty Construction plans to be working at the intersection of Douglas Highway and Cordova Street for about one week starting tomorrow, Thursday, September 5 for public water system improvements.

Admiralty Construction’s standard operation of working will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with only one lane of traffic open, except between peak traffic hours of 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. when two lanes of traffic will be open.

One lane of the Cordova Street intersection will be closed. Flaggers will be present to help keep traffic moving through this area. There will be periodic traffic delays of up to about 10 minutes.

For more information on the Douglas Highway water main replacement project, contact CBJ Project Manager Paul Beck at 586-0882 or Paul.Beck@juneau.org.

For issues that occur after business hours, contact Admiralty Construction at 780-3555.

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 4th, 2019|