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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...
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...
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...
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...
Fairbanks man dies in motorcycle crash

...National Guard. Police Sgt. Gary Yamamoto says Gray looked to have been racing a driver of a car westbound on the Johansen Expressway late Friday night when his motorcycle left the road. Yamamoto says it appears Gray was driving at more than 100...
Inert explosive device slows Fairbanks traffic

...sergeants from Eielson Air Force Base spotted the device on the front bumper of their vehicle. Portions of the Johansen Expressway and the Old Steese Highway were closed for two hours as the base's explosive disposal unit was called to the...
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Alaska panhandlers charged in turf fight

...costumed man because he was panhandling in "their" spot. Fairbanks police were called to the intersection of the Johansen Expressway and Hunter Street, a popular site for panhandlers, on Tuesday after witnesses said they saw two people confronting...


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