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No.: 12-2505
Contact: Rick Feller, 907-269-0772,

Seward Highway Update #2

(Anchorage, Alaska)—The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities announced that improving weather and roadway conditions will permit the re-opening of the Seward Highway, between Potter Marsh (MP 115) and Bird (at the MP 100 avalanche gate) effective as of 5:00 this evening. The section of the Seward Highway between Bird and Girdwood is anticipated to remain closed through at least noon on Wednesday. Weather and road conditions continue to be variable and subject to rapid changes.

Please refer to for further road condition information and updates. Further news releases will be provided when additional information is known.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) oversees 254 airports, 11 ferries serving 33 communities, 5,700 miles of highway and 660 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of ADOT&PF is to “Get Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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For more information, contact Rick Feller, DOT&PF public information officer, @ (907) 269-0772,, or (907) 632-9198 (cell).