Traffic restricted during Juneau bridge inspections

Posted: Sunday, April 05, 2009

JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will restrict traffic to one lane on Egan Drive near Brotherhood Bridge between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Monday while department personnel inspect the bridge.

DOT&PF also will conduct a similar inspection on the Mendenhall River Bridge located on Mendenhall Loop Road. A one lane, northbound restriction will be in effect between 1 and 3 p.m. Monday. Inspectors will be in the closed, outbound lane using an under-bridge boom truck to examine bridge parts not accessible during routine inspections.

Motorists are advised to watch for flaggers in the roadway and follow the flaggers' directions during the lane closures. The traffic revisions and related information will also be posted on http://511.alaska.gov. For more information, call (907) 465-8994.



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