Seasonal road improvements underway in Petersburg
Several road projects are happening this summer around Petersburg. Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities has budgeted a total of $13 million for road repair, as well as other road reconstruction projects.
According to Chuck Correa, regional preconstruction engineer for DOT&PF, the state maintenance chip seal crew will be stabilizing the existing road surface and chip sealing from mile point 27.8 to 30.0 near the end of Mitkof Highway.
“The crews will also be doing ditch work and brush cutting in the same area. The chip seal is weather dependent, but the plan is for th...