Parks Highway Update 8 a.m.: Road open to one-lane traffic with pilot cars but could close at any point

PARkS HIGHWAY UPDATE 8 A.M.

The Parks Highway is currently open to one-lane traffic with pilot cars between mileposts 71 and 99. Motorists should expect long delays and be aware that the road could be closed at any point due to ongoing fire activity on the McKinley Fire. Please be patient and drive carefully. There is zero visibility with active flames on both sides of the road Be on the lookout for firefighting personnel and equipment on the roadway. Go to http://www.511.alaska.gov for information on road closures.  

About Alaska Division of Forestry

Alaska Division of Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/ Mission: The Alaska Division of Forestry proudly serves Alaskans through forest management and wildland fire protection. The Wildland Fire and Aviation Program provides safe, cost-effective and efficient fire protection services and related fire and aviation management activities to protect human life and values on State, private and municipal lands. The wildland fire program cooperates with other wildland fire agencies on a statewide, interagency basis.

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