By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

State postpones Zimovia Highway concrete repaving work to spring

 

January 3, 2024



Though the state Department of Transportation had hoped and planned to pave the rebuilt section of Zimovia Highway in the landslide area by early this month, the weather did not cooperate and the concrete work has been postponed to at least March.

“It isn’t working out in our favor,” Chris Goins, the department's regional director for Southeast, said of the gusty winds that blew through town before and after Christmas, forcing the rescheduling.

Until it warms up and winter storms are past, drivers will see a crushed-rock surface for several hundred feet as they travel across the damag...



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