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Traveling along the Seward Highway this Summer? Here's what you can expect
Updated: Jul. 8, 2020 at 9:49 AM AKDT
It's a busy year along the Seward Highway for the Department of Transportation (DOT) which is in the middle of its summer construction season, but officials say all projects are right on track.
Starting Sunday parts of Northern Lights will close for 30 days
Updated: Jul. 5, 2020 at 10:50 AM AKDT
Northern Lights, between Lake Otis and UAA, will be closed for 30 days
Repairs on Knik Goose Bay Road will begin Friday
Updated: May. 12, 2020 at 10:21 PM AKDT
Seven miles of the Knik Goose Bay Road will be repaved starting Friday, the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said.
Studded tires cost state millions in road damage
Updated: Sep. 12, 2019 at 9:25 PM AKDT
Studded tires cost the state about $13.7 million in road damage each year, according to a recent UAA report.
Off-ramp to Palmer at Glenn & Parks Interchange to close next Tuesday
Updated: Jul. 12, 2019 at 3:23 PM AKDT
The off-ramp to Palmer at the Glenn and Parks Interchange will close for a week beginning next Tuesday for repairs to damaged sustained during the November 30 earthquake.
DOT to begin rockslide mitigation on Seward Highway this week--expect delays
Updated: Jun. 17, 2019 at 3:15 PM AKDT
DOT to begin rockslide mitigation on Seward Highway this week--expect delays from Monday through Thursday
How city roads are kept safe during icy conditions
Updated: Dec. 27, 2018 at 6:15 PM AKST
It's that time of year where the roads can get slippery. Anchorage Street Maintenance is responsible for 1,600 miles of road in the city, and that's a lot of road to keep safe. So how do they do it?
Highway workers move section of Dalton Hwy. away from so-called blob
Updated: Sep. 8, 2018 at 11:56 AM AKDT
Alaska highway workers have moved the Dalton Highway away from a gigantic mass of frozen debris in order to help preserve the roadway.
McCarthy Road reopens after flood damage
Updated: Aug. 9, 2018 at 5:32 PM AKDT
McCarthy Road reopened Thursday after flooding caused by high rains damaged the roadway.
ASD teachers have pay docked for Glenn Hwy traffic mess
Updated: Mar. 26, 2018 at 10:32 PM AKDT
Kalinda Kindle & Mike Ross
Several ASD teachers said they were frustrated because students were given an excused absence on the first day of the road closure, but teachers are being penalized if they missed the day.
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APD: Hazardous driving conditions on Glenn and Seward Hwys
Updated: Jan. 13, 2018 at 4:28 PM AKST
Hazardous driving conditions have been reported around the Anchorage Bowl according to police and the Alaska Department of Transportation.
VIDEO: Rebecca on road patrol
Updated: Jan. 3, 2018 at 10:48 PM AKST
Channel 2's Rebecca Palsha and photojournalist Mike Nederbrock check out slick streets in Anchorage after Wednesday's snowfall.
Snow removal crews work around the clock after conditions worsen
Updated: Jan. 3, 2018 at 8:29 PM AKST
A new snowfall brings excitement to people in the snow removal business.
DOT: Glenn Hwy & Muldoon Road interchange project "on track" to open ramps on Monday
Updated: Aug. 6, 2017 at 3:25 PM AKDT
The Glenn Highway and Muldoon Road interchange project is "on track" to open ramps on Monday, DOT says.
New signs warn of the dangers of distracted driving
Updated: Jun. 12, 2017 at 10:11 AM AKDT
Rebecca Palsha & Sidney Sullivan
With more than 200 road construction projects in the state, expect delays and extra warning signs to avoid wrecks.
Northern Lights Boulevard construction project set to begin Monday
Updated: Jun. 4, 2017 at 8:02 PM AKDT
New road construction will take place on Northern Lights Boulevard, closing two lanes of traffic between Bragaw Street and Wesleyan Drive.
Here's what you need to know about major road construction projects
Updated: May. 22, 2017 at 2:08 PM AKDT
Rebecca Palsha / KTUU
Slow driving and delays; here's what you need to know about major road construction projects.
AKDOT contractors working in 'full force' to deep clean roads from winter debris
Updated: Apr. 27, 2017 at 5:39 PM AKDT
Drivers across Anchorage may have noticed street crews hitting the roads to give streets and sidewalks a deep clean from winter.