Courtesy Art | City and Borough of Juneau                                 The City and Borough of Juneau is beginning a reconstruction project on some roads in the Mendenhall Valley, April 2, 2020.

Courtesy Art | City and Borough of Juneau The City and Borough of Juneau is beginning a reconstruction project on some roads in the Mendenhall Valley, April 2, 2020.

CBJ kicks off road reconstruction in the Valley

The work begins this week, release says.

Construction will begin on Columbia Boulevard and Poplar Avenue this week, according to a release from the City and Borough of Juneau.

Contractors from Coogan Construction will be rebuilding the road that is located in a residential area of the Mendenhall Valley. Work is expected to take place from 7 a.m to 5:30 p.m. from Monday through Satuday, according to CBJ. While the project is underway pedestrian and vehicle traffic, delays, detours and one-way traffic schemes may take place.

The work is part of a larger project which will take at least two years, spread across a number of phases. Phase 1 is expected to be completed this summer. Phase 2 is scheduled for 2021.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757.621.1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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