City of Seward, Alaska
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
The City Manager has called a Special Meeting on Friday, October 19, 2018 immediately following the adjournment of the work session for the City Council to approve a resolution for the Declaration of Emergency.
Residents of Seward and the surrounding area should avoid flooded areas and use caution around heavy equipment and machinery.
Impacted areas from heavy rain, winds, and flooding are:
Lowell Creek Bridge & Waterfall – The waterfall is still flowing heavily, but there is significant clearance between the water level and the bridge; bridge and road are open; please use caution as the shoulders on both sides of the bridge are piled with gravel, limiting visibility.
Dieckgraeff Road – Gravel portion of road closed to vehicle traffic; water over the road; borough crews are working with local contractors using heavy equipment and machinery.
Mile 3.5 Seward Highway & Bikepath – Highway is open.
Mile 5 Seward Highway at Bear Creek Fire Station – Highway is open; use EXTREME caution and SLOW SPEED; water over road.
Seward Airport – North runway is closed; standing water over most of the runway.
Portions of the DIECKGRAEFF ROAD are closed.
SEWARD AIRPORT is closed.
Traffic advisories issued for all Seward area roads.
Updates to follow.
Information will also be provided on the city’s website at: http://www.cityofseward.us/
Brenda Ballou, City Clerk
City of Seward
PO Box 167
Seward, AK 99664
Phone (907) 224-4045
Fax (907) 224-4038