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Anchorage Police Department
Thursday March 3rd, 2016 :: 08:33 a.m. AKST


Road Closures for Downtown Anchorage Iditarod Event

In preparation for the 2016 lditarod Sled Dog Races, the Municipality of Anchorage will be closing off several downtown streets for event set-up. Please carefully review the map and list of prohibited parking areas. In order to provide ample notice, 'No Parking' signs will be placed within the closure areas at least 48 hours in advance of the road closures. Any vehicles parked within the closure areas during the specified closure times will  be  towed at the owner's expense.

4th Ave. between I St. and Cordova St. and Cordova St. between 4th Ave. and 16th Ave. will be closed to motorists for the lditarod Sled Dog races. Drivers should also expect closures on H St., G St.,F St.,and E St., between 3rd Ave. and 5th Ave. as well as D St. between 4th Ave. and 5th Ave. for event staging.  All closures will take place beginning Friday,March 4, 2016 at 3:00 PM through Saturday,March 5, 2016 at approximately 7:00 PM.

Anchorage Police Department officers will be on traffic control detail for the duration of these events and will be able to assist drivers with directional instructions. Please drive with caution and follow all appropriate detour signs and signals. Please contact the Municipal Traffic Department at 343-8406 or lditarod Headquarters at (907) 376-5155 for more information.


Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-786-8900

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