The West Dimond Boulevard Upgrade – Phase I: Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road project is open to motorized and non-motorized traffic.
The following video showcases the construction progress from an aerial perspective. Thank you for your patience, participation and cooperation throughout the project.
CLOSURE: The West Dimond Boulevard intersections with Westpark Drive and Sand Lake Road are currently CLOSED to through traffic for roundabout construction work.
The closure for the West Dimond Boulevard and Sand Lake Road intersection is being extended. The West Dimond Boulevard intersections will reopen on or before Sunday, August 21st following roundabout completion. This date is subject to change due to weather conditions.
ACCESS: Area access will be permitted via Raspberry Road and Sand Lake Road. Traffic will not be permitted through the work zones. Please follow construction signs for detour routes.
CLOSURE: The West Dimond Boulevard intersections with Westpark Drive and Sand Lake Road will close to through traffic starting at 8:00 AM on July 5th for completion of the roundabout construction work. The West Dimond Boulevard and Sand Lake Road intersection will reopen on August 2nd and the West Dimond Boulevard and Westpark Drive intersection will reopen on August 16th following roundabout completion.
ACCESS: Area access will be permitted via Raspberry Road and Sand Lake Road. Traffic will not be permitted through the work zones. Please follow construction signs for Detour routes.
West Dimond Boulevard between the Westpark Drive and Sand Lake Road intersections has been closed since early May and will remain closed indefinitely.
To be added or removed from the West Dimond Boulevard project email list, please email email@example.com
Construction of the West Dimond Blvd Upgrade – Phase I Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road will begin Wednesday, May 4th.
To sign up for newsletters and road closure notices, please email MOA Project Administrator, Julie Makela at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting addition to the West Dimond Boulevard email list.
Who should I call during construction if I have questions?
MOA Project Inspector – Matt Newton
NewtonNM@muni.org or 907-727-8351 (cell)
MOA Project Administrator – Julie Makela, PE
email@example.com or 343-7598 (office) 317-7428 (cell)
Contractor – Quality Asphalt Paving (QAP)
Office number 770-0803
A summary of the questions and answers from the April 28th, Pre-Construction Open House are available on our Documents Page. Thank you to those who attended the open house.
Click here to see the map of project improvements that were presented at the recent Pre-Construction Open House: West Dimond Blvd Upgrade- Phase I Overall Project Design
Quality Asphalt Paving (QAP) will be constructing Phase I of the West Dimond Boulevard Upgrade. Pre-construction activities will begin in early April. Please join us at the Pre-Construction Open House to meet the contractor and have your questions answered!
WHEN: Thursday, April 28th, 2016 from 6:00PM – 7:30PM
WHERE: Kincaid Elementary School Library, 4900 Raspberry Rd
The construction contract for Phase I of the West Dimond Boulevard Upgrade has been awarded to Quality Asphalt Paving (QAP). Construction will begin in the Spring of 2016 with pre-construction work expected to occur this year.
A pre-construction public open house will be held in the Spring of 2016. A separate notice will be sent out prior to the open house. Please continue to check back for project updates as we get closer to the 2016 construction season.
For construction related questions, Quality Asphalt Paving can be reached at 907.522.2211
Final Design has been completed and is preparing to go to construction bidding. Construction is anticipated to start in 2016.
Design plans are currently being finalized. Check back for an updated schedule including when to expect construction for Phase I- Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road.
The West Dimond Blvd. Upgrade Phase I: Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road is at 95% Design. The plan documents are available below for public and agency review. If you would like more information or have questions about the 95% Design plans, please contact a member of the project team.
95% Design Plans
1. 95% Design – Index, Key, Legend
2. 95% Design – Survey and Right-Of-Way
3. 95% Design – Demolition
4. 95% Design – Typical Section, Plan and Profile, Drainage
5. 95% Design – Grading, Driveways, and Details
6. 95% Design – Lighting, Signing and Striping
7. 95% Design – Landscape, Water and Sewer
Thank you to those who came to the 2015 Anchorage Transportation Fair to learn about the many transportation projects in the Municipality of Anchorage, including the West Dimond Blvd Upgrade – Phase I.
When: Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Stop by anytime between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Where: Alaska Airlines Center Auxiliary, 3550 Providence Drive, University of Alaska Anchorage Campus
Event Blog: http://anchoragetranspofair.blogspot.com/
The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (ADOT&PF), Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage Police Department, Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility and Port of Anchorage have teamed up to bring you the latest on transportation projects and planning in the Municipality of Anchorage at this one-stop information destination.
If you have questions or want more information about the Phase I Upgrade as it moves to 95% Design, please contact a member of the project team.