Avalanches, flood close only highway to Alaska city; crews wait for area to stabilize

  • Article by: DAN JOLING , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 10:19 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Highway access to the city at the end of the trans-Alaska pipeline has been cut off indefinitely by avalanches, including one that dammed a river and created a lake up to a half-mile long across the roadway in a 300-foot wide mountain canyon.

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