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WRANGELL- Traffic report: rock slide near mill property


January 18, 2018

Dan Rudy

WRANGELL- A sizable rock slide along Zimovia Highway Thursday evening temporarily blocked off access to traffic.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities was notified of the slide at 7:30 a.m. Friday morning, and arranged with local contractors to remove the debris. One lane was opened to traffic by 9 a.m., with workers on the scene coordinating with traffic to allow movement through the area.

Drivers passing through the temporary chokepoint should be prepared for a slight delay while the crew breaks up and clears the stony debris. Emergency signage has been posted to w...

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