From the City Clerk’s Office:
State of Alaska
Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
Avalanche Closure Notification
Friday January 17, 2014
There will be intermittent closures today on the Seward Highway for avalanche hazard reduction work between Girdwood and Seward near mileposts 99, 97, 87, 44, 37, 21. Motorists should expect delays of up to 45 minutes between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
Updates will be posted on the 511 system. http://511.alaska.gov/
http://511.alaska.gov/ also indicated that driving conditions are difficult today on the Seward Highway.
Reports coming in from folks driving to town indicate large amounts of water on the roadways creating a high potential for hydroplaning, especially near the Trail River Bridge area.
Please use caution and drive slow!