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Voices of Alaska: Road closures after traffic crashes a necessity

...accumulate each year. In addition to the tragic loss of lives, a serious traffic crash on a major thoroughfare, like the Seward Highway, can result in many hours lost by travelers stuck in a long line of traffic, waiting for the road to reopen so they...
Investigation of Seward Highway crash ongoing

...last weekend's accident on the Seward Highway has revealed the tour bus the northbound lane of the Seward Highway, waiting for the front vehicle...which shut both lanes of the Seward Highway down for 10 hours, according...
Seward Highway closed for accident

...Saturday, August 1, 11:45 The Seward Highway re-opened Friday around 11...Peters wrote in an email that the Seward Highway is likely to be closed until 8...accident at milepost 80 of the Seward Highway. The Seward Highway is experiencing...
Please, take driving safety tips to heart

...accidents include the design and composition of the road, the weather, and driver behavior. While the Sterling and Seward highways have seen a few upgrades here and there, many stretches remain much the same as they were 60 years ago - winding...
Salmonfest vendors educate despite low Friday attendance

...hampered slightly by a nearly 10-hour closure of the Seward Highway, but that didn't keep educational vendors from...of turn out, the multi-vehicle accident on the Seward Highway - involving a tour bus and one fatality - did affect...
Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

...directly above the sidelines. Their design has resulted in four truck accidents and this girl's death. The 1952 Seward Highway and the Sterling Highway were created by the Alaska Road Commission and have remained the same in Cooper Landing despite...
Trooper in deadly collision with motorcyclist identified

...dead at the scene Friday evening. Alaska State Troopers say trooper Jeffrey F. Simpson spotted Kemper speeding on Seward Highway around 7 p.m. Friday. The troopers say Kemper ignored the signal to pull over and instead rode on the shoulder...
Summer solstice on the Kenai Peninsula hall and fun events year round in the town of roughly 300 people that stretches from mile 15 to mile 16 of the Seward Highway, she said. Music, crafts, food and local art will keep attendees busy through out both days. Saturday is a big...
Construction season approaches

...improving the draining and signage and striping." Two additional DOT improvement projects will take place on the Seward Highway, between Mileposts 99 and 100, and Mileposts 50 to 75. This summer Soldotna will be the site of construction by...
Knotek of Moose Pass is the Peninsula's lone Boston Marathon finisher

...which was good enough for third place in the 55 to 59 age group. Knotek did his training this winter mostly on the Seward Highway, and mixed it up once in a while by running on Snug Harbor Road in Cooper Landing. The Moose Pass runner adds the...


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