Public Works Projects

For a look at all the projects currently out to bid, please visit our Bids and RFP page. 

Questions on any current or past bids can be asked at publicworks@cityofsitka.org or by calling the Public Works department at 907-747-1806

Please note, this page is a work in progress.  If it looks like items are missing... they will be filled in soon!  Thanks for your patience!

Eagle Way and Old Harbor Mountain Road Utility and Road Upgrades

Project Description: The project will include a minimum of 24-foot-wide paved road with possible pedestrian amenities and storm drainage and a new water main and services within Eagle Way.  The project will also include a minimum of 24-foot-wide paved road and storm drain improvements within Old Harbor Mountain Road.

Project Budget: $1,500,000 (Commerce Community and Economic Development Grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: Dowl

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Nelson Logging Road Upgrades

Project Description: This project includes upgrading Nelson Logging Road to include upgrading and/or replacing both inadequate bridges and the roadway to accomodate two-way traffic.

Project Budget: $2,343,000 (Commerce Community and Economic Development Grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: LEI Engineering

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Sitka Transient Float Replacement

Project Description: Upgrade the Transient Float including new floats, uplands development, and parking.

Project Budget: $6,150,000 (Alaska Harbor Matching Grant, harbor enterprise fund)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: PND Engineers

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction is anticipated summer 2016

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Airport Terminal Upgrades

Project Description: Design of improvements to the baggage makeup and TSH baggage screening areas

Project Budget: $275,000 (TSA grant)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: McCool Carlson Green

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Presentation to Assembly with cost estimates and recommendations in summer, 2015.

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Jeff Davis Street Water and Sewer Improvements

Project Description: This project will replace approximately 50-year-old undersized water main with new, large diameter pipe within Jeff Davis Street.  The project will also remove 3 residences on Jeff Davis from a section of failing 1930s vintage wood stave sewer  and connect them to the existing sewer main.

Project Budget: $644,000 (ADEC grant), $812,000 (ADEC loan)

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: LCG Lantec

Status: Design phase

Project Completion Date: Construction anticipated summer 2016

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Baranof Warm Springs Dock Replacement

Project Description: The City and Borough of Sitka recieved an Alaska Legislature Grant to reconstruct the dock. Once constructed, the City will assume ownership and maintenance responsibilities for the dock.

Project Budget:$1,900,000

Contractor:  In design phase

Design: State of Alaska

Status: Design phase, project will be advertised in May 2015, with bid award July 2015

Project Completion Date: Estimated to be December 2015

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Federal Land Access Program (FLAP) Grant, Phase 6

Project Description: Build the Crosstrail connector from Kramer Drive to the Alaska Marine Ferry Terminal. The grant was awarded by the Western Federal Lands Access Program.

Project Budget: $250,000

Contractor:  Sitka Trail Works

Design: 

Status: Planning and design will be bid out in October 2015

Project Completion Date: Completion date estimated to be May 2016

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Sitka Sea Plane Base

Project Description: This project will build a new, modern sea plane base at a location that is better suited than the current location.  Staff will be applying for a grant from the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) to develop the siting plan, resolve issues, design, environmental, and permitting phases of the project. 

Project Budget: Up to $500,000

Contractor: 

Design: 

Status: Grant applications are being prepared

Project Completion Date: It is estimated that approvals for grant applications will be requested in summer, 2016.

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