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Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...of lichen, he said.The proposed Ambler road has been the subject of fierce debate.The road would run from the Dalton Highway west to the Ambler Mining District, site of rich copper deposits and exploration activities by Vancouver-based...
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...because of the project's $5 billion price tag.The proposed Ambler road would stretch 200 miles west from the Dalton Highway, providing access for mining companies to harvest copper, zinc, lead and silver on the south slopes of the Brooks...
Department proposes overhaul of Dalton Highway

...Alaska's northernmost highway amid growing traffic.The Dalton Highway is primarily a long-haul trucking road used to carry...that area the most hazardous part of the 414-mile Dalton Highway due to the mountainous terrain.Under the plan...
Fuel truck crashes, spills fuel off Dalton Highway

...fuel hauler says nearly 2,200 gallons of diesel fuel is estimated to have leaked from a tanker after a crash on the Dalton Highway.The Eggor Enterprises truck rolled late Tuesday night at Mile 309.5 within the North Slope Borough.The Fairbanks...
Driver makes nearly 5K flawless runs on haul road

...without a single accident.Schank, a Fairbanks-based driver for Lynden Transport, drives his truck up and down the Dalton Highway from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay.Since he started with Lynden in 1975, he has driven the haul road 4,921 times...
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay, the Dalton Highway, aka the "Haul Road," is America's...made during five years along the Dalton Highway. He describes the book as a lyrical...Indeed, Huff's photos of the Dalton Highway have appeared in such other seemingly...
New Alaska books

...Lopez (Kehrer Verlag, November 2014)Juneau photographer Ben Huff presents a collection of photos of Alaska's Dalton Highway, the northernmost road in America, gathered from five years of exploration. Selections from this body of work were...
Storm forces closure of Dalton Highway

...don't remember the last time they had to close the Dalton Highway, as they did this week. Spokeswoman Meadow Bailey...closure of the Steese Highway at Eagle Summit. The Dalton Highway was closed at milepost 275 on Friday. The state's...
Regional News
Italian man injured in Dalton Highway motorcycle accident

FAIRBANKS - An Italian author of books about motorcycle trips was injured when his motorcycle crashed on the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Alaska State Troopers said 50-year-old Italo Barazzutti of Tolmezzo, Italy, crashed near Prospect...
Local photographer heads to China to show images from 'Last Road North'

Ben Huff has clocked thousands of miles on the Dalton Highway, making the 414-mile trek up to Prudhoe Bay more...his destination was always the road itself.The Dalton Highway, also called the North Slope Haul Road (or just...


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