Old Glenn Pathway Extension
This project will extend the existing shared use pathway along the west side of the Old Glenn Highway from Plumley Road south toward the Knik River. Upgrades will include a 10-foot wide paved pathway, increased roadside clear zone, and roadside ditches with increased capacity.
Proposed work within the project corridor will consist of excavation, placement of new subgrade materials, paving, placing topsoil and seed, and installing traffic markings and signage.
This pathway project will provide increased safety for vehicles and pedestrians and improved drainage throughout the project area.
Due to funding constraints, this project will be phased. Phase I, in progress currently, extends the existing pathway from Plumley Ave to Sodak Circle. Design, ROW acquisition and utility relocation in support of the project are all complete. Construction of the embankment, placing RAM (recycled asphalt material) leveling course and drainage improvements for the pathway are substantially complete. The project is currently in winter shut-down. Construction will continue in the spring with asphalt, topsoil, seed and signage.
Rick Antonio, MSB Project Manager
The total project budget is $2,500,000. The State of Alaska will fund this project at a 50/50 split with the Borough.