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Channel 2 NewsIt’s a job that’s anything but easy: driving up and down Alaska’s infamous Dalton Highway, with truckers facing dangerous road conditions and hours of isolation every time they get behind the wheel. A normal work week for drivers...
Channel 2 NewsThe Dalton Highway is widely considered to be the most dangerous road in North America, claiming lives almost every year. Built in 1974 to serve as the supply route between Alaska’s Interior and oil operations on the Arctic Ocean’s coast,...
Tags: Transportation, Travel
Alaska State Troopers responded to a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report on a black BMW sedan around the Church Road area of the Parks Highway Thursday morning, according to AST dispatch reports. At approximately 9:25 a.m. troopers...
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Channel 2 NewsNavigating construction cones and barriers is almost a way of life for Anchorage drivers. Two of the biggest construction projects are on the Seward Highway and at the intersection of Spenard and Jewel Lake Road, spanning to 63rd Avenue. "They've...
Friday's shut down of the Glenn Highway has some state officials worried about the economic havoc it caused on the region. State troopers closed the roadway between Eklutna and Anchorage for 8 hours after shooting a car chase suspect. Drivers were...
KTUU.comThe driver in a fatal hit-and-run collision was allegedly texting while driving when she struck and killed a 28-year-old man on a Midtown overpass Easter Sunday, according to court documents. Ashley Bashore, 19, pled not guilty in court Thursday. Bashore...
Channel 2 NewsA winter snow storm along with two morning avalanches created extremely dangerous driving conditions and closed the Seward Highway between Bird and Girdwood Tuesday. DOT said the Bird-Girdwood stretch of the road would remain off-limits until at least...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Department of Transportation said crews will be using more artillery Friday to reduce avalanche hazards along the Seward Highway. This comes after sections of the Sterling and Seward highways were closed for hours because of an avalanche early...
A fatal crash on the Seward Highway killed one person and left three people injured, according to Alaska State Troopers. Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said the crash happened at about 4:20 Saturday evening at Mile 84. The highway closed for hours,...
Tags: Transportation, Travel, Injuries and Wounds, Health
Channel 2 NewsA head-on collision on the Glenn Highway Saturday night injured two people and backed up traffic from the Alaska State Fair for hours, according to state troopers. Emergency services responded at about 7 p.m. to the crash, near the Fox Run RV park at...
KTUU.comFor visitors driving through town, Anchorage may be the City of Lights -- but when Channel 2 asked for your Facebook comments on dangerous intersections, many local drivers said it’s the ones without traffic signals which leave them glowing with...
A few years ago, Ronald Daanen was driving north of Coldfoot on the Dalton Highway, looking for drunken trees. He pulled over when he saw some tipsy spruce on a hillside. The University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist thought the tilted trees would be a...
Tags: Landforms, Fairbanks, Transportation, Google Inc., Travel
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