Author Archives: Van Le

Eklutna River Bridge Now Open

On June 14th, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Chugiak Senator Bill Stoltze cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open the Eklutna River Bridge.  Thank you to everyone who came out and helped celebrate the completion of this project!  

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Bridge Opening & Ribbon Cutting on June 14, 2016

Join Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz for the Bridge Opening & Ribbon Cutting! Tuesday, June 14th: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Construction Cameras are set up allowing you to view the construction progress from any device.  Click here to … Continue reading

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Construction Update – Winter Shut Down

Winter Shut Down.  The Contractor for the Eklutna River Bridge Replacement Project will be suspending construction activities for the winter season beginning November 9th. The bridge will remain closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic throughout the winter shutdown. Construction activities are anticipated to … Continue reading

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Pre-Construction Update

Pre-construction activities have been ongoing since the contractor was given the notice to proceed for construction on June 4th, 2015.  Construction will begin mid-July. If you have questions about construction activities or the schedule, please contact: Contractor – Ruth Sandstrom, Sandstrom & Sons, … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 Construction Planned

The Final Design was approved for the Eklutna River Bridge Replacement.  The project was released for bid and a contractor has been awarded with construction planned for this summer.  Please check back for more detailed information and scheduling.

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Eklutna River Bridge Replacement Plans are at 95%

The Eklutna River Bridge Replacement project at Old Glenn Highway is at the 95% Design Phase. The plan documents are available below for public and agency review. You can review and discuss the Design with members of the project team … Continue reading

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Urban Design Commission Approves 65% Design

On October 8, 2014 the 65% Design Plans for Eklutna River Bridge Replacement and Upgrade of the Old Glenn Highway between Thunderbird Drive and Eklutna Lake Road to current design criteria standards was reviewed and approved by the Urban Design … Continue reading

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Open House #3 Displays

If you missed Open House #3 on September 4, 2014, the interpretive panels from the open house are below for review:

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Eklutna River Bridge Replacement at Old Glenn Highway

Eklutna River Bridge Replacement at Old Glenn Highway is currently in the Design Phase (65% design completion). Design documents have recently been released for public and agency review and are available below. A public open house will be held this … Continue reading

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Pre-Final Design Study Report (DSR)

The Pre-Final DSR for the Eklutna River Bridge Project was submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) for a non-public hearing review on Monday, March 3, 2014. The PZC supported the recommended Preferred Alternative in the DSR.: Bridge Alternative: … Continue reading

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