DOT&PF Notice of Project Update: JNU Egan Dr. Resurfacing Main-10th St. Project 69393


Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Southcoast Region


Juneau Egan Drive Resurfacing Main to 10th Street
Project Z-69393-0000 / 0932047

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is proposing updates on the Egan Drive Improvements Project Main to 10th Street. Public meetings were held for this project in April 2013 and April 2016. The project was noticed in the Juneau Empire in March 2013 and January 2018.

The originally proposed project construction would

   • Resurface Egan Drive from 10th Street to Main Street
   • Improve and add pedestrian crossing opportunities by reducing the number and/or width
      of driving lanes
   • Widen sidewalks and construct bike lanes
   • Construct bike lanes
   • Repair sections of retaining wall under the Merchant’s Wharf building
   • Rehabilitate the Gold Creek Bridge (incl. asphalt, rails and signs)
   • Slip line some existing culverts
   • Widen Egan Drive seaward by constructing a mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall
      along approximately 1,300 linear feet between West Eighth Street and Whittier Street
   • Remove and replace storm drainage systems that drain into Gastineau Channel
   • Relocate/replace electrical conduit and luminaries, valve boxes, manholes, above
      ground power and telephone utility boxes
   • Replace signs and install new way finding signs to direct pedestrian and bicycle traffic

Additional project activities under this notice:
   • Short-term noise impacts would occur during construction and from associated installation
      of driven steel piles for light pole foundations between West Ninth Street and Whittier St.

Construction is anticipated to begin as early as Fall 2018 and is expected to
continue into 2020.


The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by DOT&PF pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated November 3, 2017 and executed by FHWA and DOT&PF.

Development of this proposed project would follow a process required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Based on project location and scope of work, the environmental document is anticipated to be a categorical exclusion (CE). Possible affected resources include bald eagles and cultural or historic properties.

The proposed project would comply with all applicable authorities including:
   • National Historic Preservation Act - Section 106             • Endangered Species Act
   • U.S. Department of Transportation Act Section 4(f)        • Clean Air & Clean Water Acts
   • EO-13175 Consult & Coordinate w/ Indian Tribal Gov.    • EO-12898 Environmental Justice
   • EO-11593 Protect & Enhance Cultural Env.                    • EO-11988 Manage Floodplains
   • EO-13007 Indian Sacred Sites                                      • Bald & Gold Eagle Protection Act
   • EO-13112 Invasive Species                                          • EO-11990 Protect Wetlands
   • Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation Act                  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Coordination Act


If you have questions on the proposed project, please contact:
     Christy Gentemann, Environmental Analyst
     DOT&PF, Southcoast Region      Phone: 907-465-1826
     P.O. Box 112506                         FAX: 907-465-4414
     Juneau AK 99811-2506            E-mail:

It is the policy of the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) that no person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied benefits of any and all programs or activities we provide based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, ability, or national origin, regardless of the funding source including Federal Transit Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration and State of Alaska Funds. The DOT&PF complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


If you or someone you represent requires special accommodations in order to respond to this public notice, please call or email the project coordinator listed above or call Alaska Relay at 711 or call

(800) 770-8973 for TTY (800) 770-8255 for voice

(800) 770-3919 for ASCII (866) 355-6198 for STS

Ask the communications assistant to call the project coordinator listed above so arrangements can be made to assist you.

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Revision History

Created 7/10/2018 4:32:16 PM by kldirks
Modified 7/10/2018 4:34:07 PM by kldirks
Modified 7/10/2018 4:41:25 PM by kldirks
Modified 7/10/2018 4:42:48 PM by kldirks


Department: Transportation and Public Facilities
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Juneau
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 7/10/2018
Archive Date: 8/17/2018