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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2019
Press Release: 19-0051
Contact: Shannon McCarthy,, (907) 269-0448

Emergency Culvert Replacement on Seward Highway at Moose Creek MP 32.9
Repairs will require overnight closures from
Sunday, Nov. 17 through Tuesday, Nov. 19.

(Anchorage, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) will be conducting emergency repairs to the Seward Highway at Moose Creek, Milepost 32.9.

The construction contractor and DOT&PF personnel will begin work to remove a severely damaged culvert on Friday, Nov. 15. Highway users should expect one lane of traffic in the area throughout the duration of the work, with nightly highway closures from Sunday, Nov. 17 through Tuesday, Nov. 19. Closures will start at 8 p.m., reopening at 6 a.m. each day. Emergency vehicles will have access during closures.

The public is advised to expect one lane traffic with flagging operations during the day, and plan for extra travel time. Updates will be posted on and

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 9 ferries serving 35 communities along 3,500 marine miles, over 5,600 miles of highway and 839 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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