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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...
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...
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...
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 driver charged in death of teen cyclist

...13-year-old brother and a friend when the collision occurred at the intersection of Steese Highway and the Johansen Expressway. Witnesses told police a pickup driven by Karella ran a red light as the teens were crossing the road. Kirsten...
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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...
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...
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...
Teen bicyclist fatally struck by truck

...cyclists was taken to a local hospital with injuries after the accident at the intersection of the highway and the Johansen Expressway. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner says the third bicyclist appeared to be unhurt. Police have not released the...
Regional News
Assistant DA charged in DUI cases

...Sunday, when witnesses told Fairbanks police that Carlson ran a red light and collided with a car turning onto the Johansen Expressway. A passenger in the other car was treated at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for minor injuries to her legs. A police...


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