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Voices of Alaska: Road closures after traffic crashes a necessity

Recently, we Alaskans have experienced several tragic fatal traffic crashes on our highways around Southcentral Alaska, which forced the Alaska State Troopers (AST) to close the affected sections of the highway while we completed our investigations.
Investigation of Seward Highway crash ongoing

Preliminary investigation of last weekend's accident on the Seward Highway has revealed the tour bus involved crashed into the vehicles in front of it.It appears three vehicles were stopped in the northbound...
Seward Highway closed for accident

...information develops. Saturday, August 1, 11:45 The Seward Highway re-opened Friday around 11:15 p.m. after an...Information Officer Megan Peters wrote in an email that the Seward Highway is likely to be closed until 8 p.m. due to the...
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...terms of turn out, the multi-vehicle accident on the Seward Highway - involving a tour bus and one fatality - did affect...
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

This week's Skilak Lake Road closure was the first ripple of a wave of road maintenance set to sweep the Peninsula in summer 2015.
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...
Tight Lines: Access great backcountry angling via bicycle

It's usually not difficult to distinguish the real bicyclist from the occasional fisherman spotted riding our local trails.
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...of a 16-year-old girl was found in a ditch off the Seward Highway. An autopsy would later determine she had been morning, 10 miles south of Potter Marsh along the Seward Highway."They threw her out of the car alive," Connolly...
Troopers find man who fled from Kasilof traffic stop

...Troopers say led them on a high speed chase across the Kenai Peninsula before crashing and fleeing into the woods on the Seward Highway, has been captured. Andre Tanner, 32, was found by U.S. Marshals and Alaska State Troopers in a parked car...


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