Transportation Top Stories

Midtown Crash Slows Traffic, Causes Power Outage

An afternoon crash in Midtown Anchorage shuttered traffic and caused a power outage that slowed nearby businesses.

Skinny Raven Sports

Skinny Raven Sports

APD: Expect Road Closures, Slow Traffic During Community Events This Weekend

Anchorage police have issued a statement on road closures in the Anchorage area as community events take place. 

Anchorage Police Issue Clarification about Man Arrested in AT&T Store Burglary

Weekend Events Trigger Some Road Closures in Anchorage

Several road races in downtown Anchorage and a Greek festival in South Anchorage may cause delays for motorists.

Mallard Road Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage

UAA: Construction for Parking Garage Closes Road, Trail

As phase two of construction begins on the University of Alaska Anchorage's newest parking structure, traffic in the area will see year-long road closures, traffic pattern changes, and even changes to how pedestrians can get around in the area.

Vehicles Collide on Glenn Highway Amidst Heavy Traffic

Along with construction work, travelers on the Glenn Highway were delayed by a motor vehicle collision near  Soapstone road.

Phil Whitlatch

Drivers Asked Not to Dial 911 for Non-Emergencies

The Anchorage police department released a notice to local drivers asking them not to dial 911 to report construction delays.

Valley Road Closures

Photo: Terry Dolan

Warm Temps, Sunny Days Lead to Weight Restrictions on Mat-Su Roads

Restrictions are set to go into effect next Wednesday, April 9.

Route Named for Proposed U-Med Road

Route Named for Proposed U-Med Road

A preliminary design of the 0.7 mile-long, two-lane road includes three roundabouts, a bike path and separated crossings for pedestrians, cyclists and skiers.

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Last updated 5:53 PM AKDT on September 16, 2014