Anchorage

Anchorage police warn of continuing landslide danger on Seward Highway near Indian

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: September 9
  • Published September 9

People helped move dirt, rocks and trees and directed traffic after a landslide crossed the northbound lane of the Seward Highway at Mile 105 on Saturday evening, Sept. 8, 2018. (Photo by Kim Sayers-Fay)

Authorities are warning of continuing danger on the Seward Highway near Indian after a rockslide Saturday evening slowed traffic for several hours.

The slide, reported around 7 p.m., was cleared by state crews before 11 p.m., Anchorage police said. Nobody was hurt.

"While the area has been cleared …, the terrain at the top remains unstable and may pose a risk for another landslide," police said in an alert. "APD is patrolling the area and DOT is monitoring the situation."

Motorists pass by landslide debris at Mile 105 of the Seward Highway on Sunday.  (Bill Roth / ADN)