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Troopers arrest man suspected of leaving accident scenes

...was driving north on Peger Road and struck the rear end of a taxi.Troopers said he left and drove west on the Johansen Expressway, where he sideswiped two vehicles and continued driving.Troopers stopped Wood a few miles away.No one was...
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...Ganley said.Exclusive Paving was awarded two of the largest resurfacing jobs in Fairbanks on Airport Way and the Johansen Expressway, Cline said."What a year to have the big paving jobs when the price of (asphalt) oil goes up like that...
State experiments with highway icebreaker scrapes ice with serrated grader blades and underbelly plows.Schacher said the tool did well on Fairbanks' Johansen Expressway and other high-priority roads and did best on thick ice."The thinner ice, it just mixes it up a bit, but...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...cost of $5.4 million, Bailey said, with the remainder of the road being finished in 2015.The 4.5-mile Johansen Expressway will get its first new pavement since it was built 20 years ago. That project will cost DOT $9.2 million...
Interior to see multiple 2014 road projects

...this year and the spend limit is now 65 mph.Drivers can also expect construction inside Fairbanks.The entire Johansen Expressway, which runs east to west on the north side of the city, will be resurfaced.Half of Airport Way, which runs...
Man charged with eluding, smashing into 2 vehicles

...attempted to pull Mason over on the Parks Highway. He continued driving, struck a vehicle at University Avenue and Johansen Expressway and another at Peger Road and Phillips Field Road, where he caused an injury.Mason and a passenger fled on foot...
Fairbanks man paves way for young drivers

...I know," she said defensively.As they approach a green light at the intersection at Geist Road and the Johansen Expressway, McGee reminds her how to properly negotiate an intersection."Cover the brake, not the gas pedal, and resume...
Truckers honor Dalton Highway driver with big rig procession

...filled the truck yard as the trucks snaked through Driveway Street, wound along Phillips Field Road and took the Johansen Expressway to the Steese Highway. A young boy in a Spider-man coat announced each passing truck with the same exclamation...
Alaska Digest

...Colleen Jones, was southbound on University Avenue in Fairbanks on Tuesday night. When making a left turn onto the Johansen Expressway, her motorcycle collided with the accompanying motorcycle driven by her husband, authorities said. The two motorcycles...
Ice Alaska finds new home near current location in Fairbanks, accessibility and a gravel pit area that could be used as a pond for ice. "Everybody can see it off the Johansen (Expressway) coming back and forth," he said. The new park will be known as "The George Horner Ice Park." The Fairbanks...


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