Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Save the Date for the 2016 Mat-Su Transportation Fair!

When: Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Stop by anytime between 4 and 8 p.m.
Where: Raven Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds
    2075 Glenn Highway, Palmer, Alaska

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, cities of Palmer, Wasilla and Houston, the Alaska Railroad Corporation, Mat-Su Community Transit, and the Mat-Su Borough have teamed up again to bring you the latest on roads, rails and trails at this one-stop transportation fair. The event provides you an opportunity to view information on many transportation projects underway in the Mat-Su Borough.
See a preliminary list of invited projects in the right-hand column.
Do you have a transportation project or initiative you would like included in this year's fair?
Please sign up by sending an email to Anne Brooks. There is no cost to provide information on your project, plan, study or agency at the Mat-Su Transportation fair, but we do need you to sign up so we can accommodate you.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

How did we do?

Thank you to the over 400 people who attended this year and made the event happen. We rolled out some new features to the event this year, like the passport and the drawing. What worked? What didn’t work? Let us know in the comment box or send us an email at comments.brooksalaska@gmail.com.

It takes a big team to pull this off. Thanks to all our partners who contributed: Knik Arm Crossing, Alaska Railroad, Mat-Su Borough, Cities of Palmer, Wasilla and Houston, Alaska DOT, and Brooks & Associates.




Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Layout

2015 Mat-Su Transportation Fair

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Stop by anytime between 4 and 8 p.m.
Where: Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center, 
    1001 S Mack Drive, Wasilla, Alaska
2015 Mat-Su Transportation Fair Floor Plan

Table listing by project name

39 Alaska 511 - Traveler Information
8 Alaska Railroad Projects: Positive Train Control, Port Mackenzie Rail Extension
7 Alaska Trails
26 Big Lake Intersection Improvement
25 Bogard RD Extension East
25 Dogwood Avenue/Felton Street Extension
45 Central Region Planning
15 Chickaloon Transportation Department
15 Chickaloon Area Transit System (CATS)
10 City of Palmer Public Works
44 Clapp/Mack RD Extension with Pathway
20 Clay Chapman/Knik Knack Mud Shack RD Design
44 Museum Drive
0 Coloring Center
20 Completed Mat-Su Borough RD Projects
4 Don Young and Lu Young LN
40 DOT&PF Central Region Statewide Aviation
28 DOT&PF Civil Rights Office
34 DOT&PF Construction: Glenn MP 49
59 DOT&PF Right-of-Way
11 DOT&PF Traffic and Safety
57 Fairview Loop Rehabilitation, Phase 2 and Signal at KGB
22 Flashing Yellow Arrows
55 Glenn HWY Capacity Improvement Project Phase II
56 Glenn HWY MP 34-42 Reconstruction; Glenn HWY, Parks to Old Glenn Pathway; Glenn HWY, Colleen Street Intersection and Frontage RD
48 Glenn HWY, MP 53 to 56 Reconstruction – Moose Creek Canyon
18 Glenn HWY, MP 66.5 to 92
52 Glenn HWY: Parks HWY Interchange Ramps
20 Jim Creek
53 Knik Arm Crossing
36 Knik Goose Bay RD Reconstruction: Centaur Avenue to Vine RD Port Mackenzie RD Access
37 Knik-Goose Bay RD Reconstruction: Vine RD to Settler’s Bay
20 Knik River RD
1 Life Cycle of a RD in the Mat-Su Borough
31 Lucus RD Improvements: Parks HWY to Spruce Street
51 Mat-Su Area RDs Pavement Preservation (Group A and B)
42 Mat-Su Borough Aviation Advisory Board
2 Mat-Su Borough Maintenance & Operations
2 Mat-Su Borough Public Works: Bridges
24 Mat-Su Borough Public Works: Fish Passage
2 Mat-Su Borough Public Works: RD Service Area Board
43 Mat-Su Borough Traffic Count Maps
43 Mat-Su Borough Trails
6 Mat-Su Borough Transportation Advisory Board
13 Mat-Su Community Transit (MASCOT)
49 Mat-Su RDs – Group C – Pavement Preservation
13 Mat-Su Senior Services
17 Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation
9 Matanuska Electric Association
5 Mountain Trails RD
16 Northern Region ADOT&PF
23 Old Glenn HWY Paved Pathway
10 Palmer Municipal Airport Master Plan Update
35 Palmer Wasilla HWY - Eastern Terminus Project
54 Palmer-Wasilla HWY, Center Left Turn Lane Widening
45 Parks HWY Alternative Corridor
32 Parks HWY Bridge Replacement: Montana Creek and Sheep Creek
38 Parks HWY Grade Separations: Montana Creek and Sunshine; Parks HWY MP 90 to 99 – Rehabilitation; Parks HWY Systemic Passing Lanes, MP 83 to 163; Parks HWY MP 99 to 123.5 – Rehabilitation
46 Parks HWY, MP 44 to 52 Phase 2 Construction
58 Parks HWY, MP 44 to 52 Reconstruction
52 Parks HWY: MP 35 to 40 Pavement Preservation
47 Parks HWY/Talkeetna Spur RD Pedestrian Improvements
41 Permits, Standards for work in Public Easements & Rights-of-Way
3 Port MacKenzie Railroad Extension
27 Regional Aviation System Plan
42 Regional Aviation System Plan, Phase 2
12 Rollover Simulator
51 Schrock RD Pavement Preservation
19 Seldon RD Extension
59 Seldon RD/Lucille ST Phase 3 Improvements
29 Seward Meridian RD, Phase II: Palmer Wasilla HWY to Seldon RD
20 South Big Lake RD Realignment
20 Sullivan Avenue and Caudill RD Upgrade
13 Sunshine Transit
20 Sutton Elementary Paved Pathway
50 Talkeetna Airport Improvements
5 Trunk RD Connector
21 Trunk RD Extension South
14 Valley Mover
13 vRide
30 Wasilla Main Street Rehabilitation
49 Willow Fishhook, MP 37.7 to Parks HWY, Pavement Preservation

Monday, June 29, 2015

Mark your calendar for the 2015 Mat-Su Transportation Fair!

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Stop by anytime between 4 and 8 p.m.
Where: Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center, 
    1001 S Mack Drive, Wasilla, Alaska

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, cities of Palmer, Wasilla and Houston, the Alaska Railroad Corporation, Mat-Su Community Transit, and the Mat-Su Borough have teamed up again to bring you the latest on roads, rails and trails at this one-stop transportation fair. The event provides you an opportunity to view information on many transportation projects underway in the Mat-Su Borough.
See a list of invited projects in the right-hand column à
Do you have a transportation project or initiative you would like included in this year's fair?

Please sign up by sending an email to AnneThere is no cost to provide information on your projects, plan, studies or agency at the Mat-Su Transportation fair. We do need to make sure you have signed up so that we can accommodate you.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Successful Event!

Thanks to all who attended the 2014 Mat-Su Transportation Fair. We hope you found it useful to find out about projects near you. Thanks also to those who presented their projects or transportation services at the Fair. Extra special thanks to our sponsors: DOT&PF, Mat-Su Borough, the Cities of Wasilla, Palmer, and Houston, the Alaska Railroad Corporation, and MASCOT. We look forward to working with all of you next year!





Thursday, September 4, 2014

2014 Mat-Su Borough Transportation Fair

Make tracks to the Transportation Fair
 to learn about the many transportation projects in the Mat-Su Borough!
When: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
   Stop by anytime between 4 and 8 p.m.
Where: Raven Hall, Alaska State Fairgrounds, 2075 Glenn Highway, Palmer

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, cites of Palmer, Wasilla, and Houston, the Alaska Railroad Corporation, Mat-Su Community Transit, and the Mat-Su Borough have teamed up to bring you the latest on roads, rails and trails at this one-stop information destination. The fair provides an opportunity to view information on many transportation projects underway in the Mat-Su Borough. In 2013, close to 400 people showed up to learn about projects in the Mat-Su.
See a list of invited projects in the right-hand column à
Do you have a transportation project or initiative you would like included in this year's fair?
Please sign up here by taking a quick survey so we may accommodate your project. There is no cost to provide information on your projects, plan, studies or agency at the Mat-Su Transportation fair. We do need to make sure you have signed up so that we can accommodate you.

2013 Mat-Su Transportation Fair

Friday, April 5, 2013


6th Annual Mat-Su Transportation Fair coming in August 2013

The 2013 Mat-Su Transportation Fair Project will take place Wednesday, August 7th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center, 1001 S Mack Drive
in Wasilla, Alaska
. The fair provides borough residents with an opportunity to view information on many transportation projects underway in the Mat-Su Borough. In 2012, over 400 Mat-Su residents showed up to learn about projects in the Mat-Su.

Do you have a transportation project or initiative you would like included in this year's fair?
Please sign up here by taking a quick survey so we may accommodate your project.  There is no cost to provide information on your projects, plan, studies or agency at the Mat-Su Transportation fair. We do need to make sure you have signed up so that we can accommodate you.

Do you want to attend but don't know what to expect?
Stop by anytime between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. The fair features a one-stop information destination. You will be able to visit with project teams, view project and plan features and get your questions about the projects  answered. You can sign up to receive project updates. Check the sidebar for a partial list projects to be featured this year.

May I bring my children?
Your children are very welcome and we will have activities for them to do while you view project information.

This event is during the dinner hour, will you have food?
Yes, we will have light snacks, coffee and water available for attendees.

For more information contact event organizer Anne Brooks, Brooks & Associates