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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2014
No.: 14-2528
Contact: Meadow Bailey, 907-451-2240 or meadow.bailey@alaska.gov

The Denali Highway is Open for Public Travel
Drivers are urged to check road conditions at 511.Alaska.Gov before traveling.

(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) –The Denali Highway is now open from Cantwell, on the Parks Highway, to Paxson, on the Richardson Highway. Beginning in mid-April, Maintenance and Operations crews with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) removed snow, thawed culverts and completed repairs along the 135 mile road.

ADOT&PF cautions travelers to drive safely. Before traveling, please visit 511.alaska.gov or call 511 for the latest road conditions and construction information.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 239 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, more than 5,600 miles of highway and 776 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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