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Public Easement for Dalton Highway Reconstruction Project - ADL 420905

Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Division of Mining, Land and Water (DMLW)
Northern Region Lands Section

The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Northern Region Office has received a public easement application from Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for a highway reconstruction project on the Dalton Highway. The applicant has requested a permanent easement.

LOCATION

The proposed highway reconstruction project is located on the of the Dalton Highway, between MP 0 - 9. The land is within:

Fairbanks Meridian, Township 8 North, Range 5 West, Sections 29-31.
Fairbanks Meridian, Township 8 North, Range 6 West, Sections 7, 16-18, 20-29, 35-36.
Fairbanks Meridian, Township 8 North, Range 7 West, Section 12.

PROPOSED PROJECT

The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities propose to reconstruct a total of 9 miles of the Dalton Highway to improve highway performance and public safety by correcting design deficiencies of the roadway. The first 7.5 miles of the Dalton Highway will be completely relocated from its current alignment in mountainous terrain, to flatter more suitable terrain in the valley of the West Fork Tolvana River and Lost Creek (see attachment A). The relocating the highway to the valley floor will correct the substandard steep grades and sharp curves that currently exist. The highway reconstruction is scheduled for 2019, pending project funding. Access to the proposed public easements will be through the Elliott Highway and Dalton Highway.

DEADLINE FOR WRITTEN COMMENTS

The public is invited to comment on the proposed activity. Comments must be submitted to the Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Northern Region Office in written form no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 to ensure consideration.

To submit written comments, additional information inquiries, or a request a copy of the preliminary decision please contact:

David Hite
DNR, DMLW, Northern Region Lands Section
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709-4699
Phone: (907) 451-2729
Fax: (907) 451-2751
Email: david.hite@alaska.gov

DNR complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids, services or special modifications should contact the Public Information Center in Anchorage, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, at (907) 269-8400, or dnr.pic@alaska.gov, or TDD (907) 269-8411; or the Public Information Center in Fairbanks between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at (907) 451-2705, or fbx-pic@alaska.gov.

DNR
reserves the right to waive technical defects in this publication.
Public notice posted the DNR web site: www.dnr.alaska.gov/commis/pic/pubnotfrm.htm.


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Revision History

Created 1/4/2018 11:32:49 AM by drhite
Modified 1/4/2018 11:34:15 AM by drhite
Modified 1/4/2018 11:36:43 AM by drhite

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Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
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Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 1/4/2018
Archive Date: 2/5/2018
 
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