Holiday road closures, facility openings and closures

    City Hall and most CBJ Offices will be closed Monday, July 4th. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th.

    City Hall and most CBJ Offices will be closed Monday, July 4th. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5th.   

    Douglas Soapbox Derby: The Soapbox Challenge will take place on both the 3rd and 4th of July. Starting July 3rd at  noon, St. Ann’s Avenue from Summers Street to 3 rd Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. The road will remain closed to traffic until approximately 9:00 p.m. July 4th. During this time, the road will be barricaded and both edges of St. Ann’s will be lined with tires. Any vehicle parked on St. Ann’s Ave. from Summers Street to 3 rd Street during this closure will be cited and impounded at the owner’s expense.   

    Douglas Parade: The Douglas parade will be held July 4th, starting at 2:00 p.m. The parade route is starting from 3rd Street at “I” Street to Savikko Park Road. 3rd Street will be posted “No Parking” from 11am until 5:00 p.m. During this time, traffic will be routed into Douglas on 4 th Street and out of Douglas on 2nd Street. 2nd Street will be posted as One Way Northbound and 4th Street will be posted as One Way Southbound. 2nd , 3rd , and 4th Streets will be posted as “No Parking.” The Douglas Boat Harbor parking lot will be available for parking.  

    Glenn Frick Memorial Run:  The Southeast Road Runners will be conducting the 1-mile “Glenn Frick Memorial Run” on July 4th , approximately one half hour prior to the start of the Juneau 4th of July parade.  The race will follow the same route as the parade (see route below), beginning on Egan Drive at Gold Creek Bridge. At approximately 10:25 a.m., the run will begin with the racers being led by 3 cyclists.  The race will last approximately 20 minutes, and all racers will be clear of the roadway by 10:50 a.m.

    Juneau Parade: The Juneau 4 th of July parade will begin at 11am at the Dept. of Labor building on West 8th Street. The parade will begin at Egan Drive and West 8th Street. It will travel inbound on Egan Drive via the outbound lanes to Main Street. It will turn left and travel up Main St. The parade will then turn right onto Front Street and continue on Front Street traveling against the normal flow of traffic. It will turn right onto Franklin Street and travel against the normal flow of traffic to the traffic circle. The parade will then head outbound on Egan Dr. via the inbound lanes to West 8th Street. Traffic will be closed on all streets and parking lots on the parade route beginning at approximately 10:25 a.m. and will reopen at approximately 1:30 p.m.  All streets will be posted “No Parking” in effect from 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.  Any vehicles parked in the parade routes or marked as “No Parking” areas will be impounded at the owner’s expense, and vehicles will NOT be available for pick up until Tuesday, July 5th.

    Capital Transit & Care-A-Van: Buses and vans will not be operating on Monday, July 4 th. Full service will resume on Tuesday, July 5th.  The contact number for Capital Transit is 789-6901 and Care-A-Van is 463-6194.     

    CBJ Docks & Harbors: On July 4th, the Statter Harbor (Auke Bay) Office will be open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., but closed noon - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. Statter Harbor field staff can be reached after hours via cell phone 321-0935/VHF Radio. The Aurora Harbor Office will be closed, but Aurora Harbor field staff will be available via cell phone 321-1115/VHF Radio. The Port Field Office will be open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., but closed noon - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. Dock field staff can be reached after hours via cell phone 321-4926/VHF Radio. The Port Director’s Office will be closed. The Douglas Harbor launch ramp will be congested due to the celebration and parade, therefore, the use of the ramp may be restricted.

    Juneau International Airport: Open as usual for the traveling public. The Management and Badging offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th and reopened on Tuesday, July 5th.  Juneau Police Department: Police Officers and Public Safety Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. JPD’s administrative offices will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Friday evening (July 1) until Tuesday (July 5) at 8:00 a.m.  

    Municipal Libraries:  The Juneau, Valley, and Douglas public libraries will be closed on Monday, July 4th.  The libraries will be open regular hours on Sunday, July 3rd, and Tuesday, July 5th.  The book drops will be locked from 5:00 p.m.on July 3rd until 8;00 a.m. on July 5th.  Items due July 3-4 that are returned by the close of business, 8:00 p.m., on July 5th, will be checked in as through returned on the 3rd.  

    Parks & Recreation Facilities:
    Centennial Hall Convention Center will be open 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 4th.
    Zach Gordon Youth Center will be closed on July 3rd & 4th
    Both Augustus Brown Pool and Dimond Park Aquatic Center are open July 3rd. Augustus Brown Pool will be open 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4th, with open/lap swim from 4:00 pm. - 7:00 p.m. and a SPECIAL MOONLIGHT OPEN SWIM from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dimond Park Aquatic Center will be closed for the holiday, July 4th.

    Construction on Egan Drive will resume after the holiday on Tuesday July 5th.

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