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Enjoy the unique experience of a trip to Whittier, Alaska, driving the longest combined vehicle-railroad tunnel in North America!

Banner stating schedule changes for October 10th to December 17th

TUNNEL CLOSES 1 Hour Early Each Evening

Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel to close 1 hour early each evening to enable the Alaska Railroad’s nightly work to replace the rail through the tunnel.*

Sun through Thurs, Oct. 10 - Dec. 17, 2021

Last evening tunnel OUT of Whittier is 9:00 p.m.
Last evening tunnel INTO Whittier is 9:30 p.m.

QUESTIONS? Call (907) 265-2202 or 265-2237

* Emergency Fire and Medical Services travel will be permitted during construction hours

Please plan tunnel travel accordingly

Rail replacement is one in a series of projects aimed at improving the Whittier Tunnel.

Tunnel Schedules
(or choose to download in Adobe PDF or Excel format)

May 1 - Sept 30
Summer Schedule | Summer Schedule
Oct 1 - Apr 30
Winter Schedule | Winter Schedule
Current Regulations | Current Regulations
Toll Schedules
Schedule and safety information:
call 1-877-611-2586

History, tunnel facts, operational information, and construction details are available on this website. For further questions or information, please contact:

Gordon S. Burton, Facility Manager
Phone: 907-472-2584
Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
5300 East Tudor Road Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Fax: 907-472-2533

Location of Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel:Whittier Site Map

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