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Anchorage Police Department
Thursday January 23rd, 2020 :: 05:01 p.m. AKST

Alert

Traffic Alert Update: Eagle River Loop now clear of screws and re-opened

Update:
The roadway is now clear and safe to drive on. 

Original:
A box of screws has spilled onto the northbound lanes of Eagle River Loop Road between Briggs Bridge and Driftwood Bay.  Multiple cars are pulled over with flat tires.  Equipment is in route to remove the screws but it will be at least an hour before the roadway is safe for travel again.

To gain access to Eagle River, please avoid the Hiland Exit and take the South or North Eagle River exit ramps instead.

Instructions:

Roadway is now clear - it's safe to utilize the Hiland Exit into Eagle River.

Address/Location
Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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

Alert Details

Severity:
Unknown - Severity unknown
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Unknown
Category:
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Event:
Traffic Emergency

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