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Drainage of lake formed by avalanche slows

...Keystone Canyon, a 300-foot-wide mountain opening that begins 12 miles from the city. The avalanche also dammed the Lowe River and created a 2,500-foot-long lake with depths of at least 5 feet. The trans-Alaska pipeline is buried parallel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-29/drainage-of-lake-formed-by-avalanche
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Avalanches cut off Valdez

...probably have never seen before," Coffey said.The Lowe River is a whitewater stream with Class 4 and 5 rapids. Rafting...Coffey estimated snow is piled 100 feet high on the Lowe River and up to 50 feet high on the highway.A second avalanche...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-27/avalanches-cut-off-valdez
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Avalanche danger keeps road closed to Valdez

...300-foot-wide choke point where the highway runs parallel to the Lowe River. DOT spokeswoman Hannah Blankenship said snow 40 feet...feet long covered the highway.The avalanche dammed the Lowe River and backed up water, creating the half-mile long lake...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-28/avalanche-danger-keeps-road-closed-t
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Water recedes behind Valdez avalanche

...water continues to recede from behind an avalanche that blocked road access to Valdez.The avalanche Jan. 24 dammed the Lowe River at Keystone Canyon and created a lake 2,500 feet long.Northern region maintenance engineer Jason Sakalaskas (sak-ah-LAS...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-30/water-recedes-behind-valdez-avalanch
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