Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Travel Advisory Update
A travel advisory has been issued for the Alaska Highway near Tok due to a wildfire at MP 1325. The highway has been closed but Alaska State Troopers are currently escorting travelers through the area when possible. Anticipate an hour delay. As the day progressed and temperatures increase, fire behavior might be increase. If this occurs the highway will be closed again.
Please note these alternative routes:
FROM THE BORDER: Take the Tok Cutoff to Glennallen. From there you can go to Anchorage, Fairbanks or Valdez
FROM FAIRBANKS: Take the Richardson Highway to the Tok Cutoff. That will get you to Tok and the Border.
Posted: May 27, 2010