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Alaska's scenic Seward Highway reopens after rockslide

...including a boulder the size of a desk slid onto the Seward Highway on Monday morning within Anchorage city limits.Alaska...station south of wildlife refuge Potter Marsh.The Seward Highway connects Anchorage to the community of Girdwood and...
Small airplane lands on highway south of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - There were no injuries after the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing on the Seward Highway just south of Anchorage.Anchorage Fire Department spokesman John See says the plane ran out of fuel, and the pilot landed on...
Searchers find missing man's truck, unrelated body

...Mitchell's Toyota Tundra on Saturday morning at a lake south of Girdwood. It was near mile marker 87.5 of the Seward Highway.As of 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Mitchell had not been found.Troopers also found a body inside a second vehicle...
Girdwood residents have concerns about trooper cuts

...traffic and safety patrols along the Seward Highway all the way to Cooper Landing...about traffic accidents along the Seward Highway. Officials estimate 10 to 12...assigning nine officers to patrol the Seward Highway and Girdwood area, which would...
Anchorage commutes below national average

...possible improvements that could come in the future, she said.A passing lane is being added on a section of the Seward Highway, and other projects are in design, she said. The highway, which goes to the Kenai Peninsula and is known for safety...
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...16-year-old girl was found in a ditch off the Seward Highway. An autopsy would later determine she had been beaten...morning, 10 miles south of Potter Marsh along the Seward Highway."They threw her out of the car alive," Connolly...
Changes planned on highway at site of fatal crash

ANCHORAGE - Transportations officials say the site of a multiple-vehicle collision on the Seward Highway that left an Anchorage man dead will get renovated as part of a project to reduce danger and congestion.The Alaska Dispatch News...
Car strikes, kills loose Iditarod dog on Anchorage street

...of the ceremonial run and got free.Anchorage animal control officers later reported the dog was killed on the Old Seward Highway at 36th Avenue.The dog was named Stuart for the children's book character Stuart Little.The competitive portion...
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...


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