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My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...projects with arguably positive payoffs, like widening and separating opposing lanes on the Turnagain Arm section of the Seward Highway, a piece of road that kills, on average, 2.3 people a year.? Gregg Erickson is an economic consultant with...
My Turn: Saving lives is everyone's first priority

...left for projects that are designed to save lives.For example, in 2009 DOT proposed a $600 million project on the Seward Highway to decrease accidents and save lives along a section with cliffs above and drop-offs to water below. This dangerous...
Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Anchorage cross Gambell Street south of 15th Avenue.Gambell Street is a major east-side thoroughfare that becomes the Seward Highway.Police say the driver, 29-year-old Nita Akpik, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. She...
Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...primary care hub in South Anchorage could succeed.Alaska Medicare Clinic opened in 2011 in a leased building on Old Seward Highway near O'Malley Road. Now, more than three years later, Rhyneer underscored one lesson he says he learned since...
DOT to fight avalanches on the Road with blasting

...pre-1998 alignment for the Seward Highway between Anchorage and Seward had...spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said."The Seward Highway, one of the state's busiest...he said in an email. "The Seward Highway avalanche risk index is actually...
Numerous cars vandalized, burglarized in Anchorage were spray-painted over the weekend at the complex, located near Dowling Road's intersection with the New Seward Highway. Cars also had seats slashed and windshield wipers stolen.The string of burglary and vandalism has been occurring...
Agencies ask motorists to avoid 'animal jams'

...statewide. In the Southcentral region, Dall sheep, moose, bears and even beluga whales distract drivers along the Seward Highway south of Anchorage. Motorists in the Interior may encounter caribou, moose, bears, wolves and even bison.Drivers...
My Turn: With session over, there's much to be happy about

...self-fulfilling prophecy, it is to aver that a road to Juneau won't ever be built because it isn't feasible. As the Seward Highway along Turnagain Arm illustrates, it can be done if we can cease arguing about it and commit ourselves as Alaskans...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...unknown.Long-term work on the Seward Highway in Anchorage is ongoing as DOT...signal lights on the Tudor Road-Seward Highway overpass will impact traffic for...from last year, sections of the Seward Highway from Ingram Creek at the base...
Good reads

...Alaska earthquake, he writes of the saltwater killed trees, "their dead trunks still rising along sections of the Seward Highway like withered arms reaching from the grave". This is typical of his power to bring landscapes to life.The only complaint...


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