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Valdez Police Department
Thursday November 10th, 2016 :: 01:31 p.m. AKST


AKDOT travel advisory for Richardson Hwy MP42-62 due to heavy snow, ice, & white out conditions. Use extreme caution.

State of Alaska DOT
Travel Advisory
11/10/2016 - Issued 1:21pm

Location: Richardson Highway at or near MP 42-62

The following conditions have occurred:

A travel advisory has been issued for the Richardson Highway, from MP 42-62. Areas of heavy snow and white-out conditions have been reported. The heavy snow transitions into freezing rain then rain as you near Valdez area. Travel is VERY difficult with snow, slush, ice, and areas of poor visibility.

Travelers are advised to avoid driving until conditions improve. If you must drive, please use extreme caution. Refer to for continued updates on road conditions.

Valdez Police Department
212 Chenega Ave
Valdez, AK 99686

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-835-4560

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