Seward Police Department

  • Agency: Seward Police Department
  • Address: 410 Adams St, Seward, 99664 AK
  • Chief: Thomas Clemons (Chief of Police)
Phone: 907-224-3338
Fax: (907) 224-8480

Seward Police Department is located at 410 Adams St, Seward, 99664 AK. The Chief of Police of the department is Thomas Clemons. The Seward Police Department phone number is 907-224-3338.

Seward Police Department News

The school bus carrying Seward Middle School students may be late returning from the wrestling trip, due to a vehicle fire at Mile 19 of the Seward Hwy. The bus was NOT involved in the fire and all children are safe. If you have any questions, please call the Police Department at 224-3338.

New DMV hours until further notice. Monday and Friday 9:00-12:30 and 1:30-4:00 Wednesday 12:30-4:00 Tuesday and Thursday Closed Road test appointments will be available Monday and Friday at 8:30 and must be made ahead of time. All written tests must be started at least 30 minutes before closing time. Please be sure to call to confirm hours of operation of you are travelling from outside of town. We apologize for the inconvenience. We are still looking for a full time DMV clerk.

10/28/2018 840pm UPDATE ON LOWELL PT. ROAD The City Public Works Road crew has cleared the the boulders from Lowell Pt. Road near the Spruce Creek bridge. Please exercise caution traveling through the area and report further issues to police dispatch 224-3338.

10/28/2018 8pm. LOWELL PT. ROAD HAZARD ADVISORY. A report of a dozen bowling ball sized boulders before the Spruce Creek bridge heading south. has been called in with more coming down. The City road crew is assessing the situation. Please use extreme caution and give a wide berth to working equipment. Updates will be posted as they become available.

UPDATE HAZARD CLEARED AT MP 35.5 ROAD HAZARD UPDATE MILE 35.5. 11:55pm Chugach Electric is on scene and has taken over traffic control. Troopers are on scene. At this time there isn’t an ETA when the tree will be cleared. Please slow down for workers in this area while they clear the downed tree. Thank you Moose Pass Fire Personnel for standing in the blowing rain doing traffic control! TRAFFIC HAZARD ADVISEMENT 10/23/2018. 9:15pm There is a downed tree crossing a power line at mile 35.5. Chugach Electric is en route. Moose Pass Fire is flagging traffic and there is a trooper on scene. Please slow down as you approach this area to protect our dedicated volunteers, law enforcement and linemen as they work to keep everyone safe.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Saturday evening thru Sunday afternoon.

City of Seward, Alaska Immediate Release Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. UPDATE: 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. Road Closures: 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 clerk@cityofseward.net City of Seward PO Box 167 Seward, AK 99664 Phone (907) 224-4045 Fax (907) 224-4038

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Managment has a non-emergency call center up due to the flooding in the Seward-Bear Creek area. The phone number is 907-714-2495 and is open daily from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. The City Manager has issued a Declaration of Emergency as of Saturday, October 13, 2018 for the community due to flooding. 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 – Closed to pedestrian traffic; limit vehicle traffic as crews from the Public Works Department work with local contractors to clear debris and remove gravel using heavy equipment and machinery. * 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; use caution and limit speed; water over road. * Mile 5 Seward Highway at Bear Creek Fire Station – Highway is open; use caution and limit speed; water over road. *Seward Airport – North runway is closed; deep standing water over most of the runway. Road Closures: 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 clerk@cityofseward.net

DMV CLOSED TODAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 DUE TO SHORT STAFFING THE DMV HOURS WILL BE TEMPORARILY SHORTENED. THE NEW TEMPORARY SCHEDULE UNTIL OCTOBER 30TH IS AS FOLLOWS: MONDAY: OPEN 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. TUESDAY: CLOSED WEDNESDAY: OPEN 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. THURSDAY: OPEN 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. FRIDAY: OPEN 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED OCTOBER 31ST. We understand that this is frustrating and appreciate your patience as we do our best to keep the DMV open during this transitionary period.

Please try not to cross water covered roads. You do not know how deep the water is or the condition of the road under the water. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN!!!!

10/16/18 7:35am ROAD CONDITION-BRUNO ROAD There is approximately 2 feet of water crossing the road at the intersection of Bruno and Vinewood. A 4X4 vehicle almost didn’t make it across. SAST has been notified and is updating OEM.

10/16/18 6:55am ROAD CONDITION ADVISORY-SALMON CREEK ROAD Salmon Creek Road near the trailer park is under 6-8” of water flowing across approximately 20 feet of the road way. Please exercise caution in your commute.

10/16/18 6:50am ROAD CONDITION ADVISORY-DIECKGRAEFF ROAD The road is impassable 150 yards before the bridge. Any maintenance or repair work previously done has been washed out.

ADDITIONAL ROAD CONDITION ADVISORY 10/16/18 5:25am Portions of Betty Cato Road are under 2-3” of water with fist sized rocks as well as other debris. Public Works has been advised. Please use caution if you must travel the road.

ROAD CONDITIONS. 2:47am 10/16/18 There have been reports of water across the roadway approximately 8” deep and approximately 15-20 feet across near the Bear Creek Fire Station about Mike 5 of the Seward Highway. State Troopers have been notified and are alerting OEM (Office of Emergency Management). Please use extreme caution in your commute.

Public works is aware of flooding on the roadway below the Ray building. There is a plugged culvert in that area. Public works has a crew out trying to resolve the problem. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

Public works have advised that the bridge to Lowell Point may be washed out soon.

Dieckgraeff Road near Japp Creek is currently flooding The Kenai Peninsula Borough and the City of Seward Public Works Department have sent workers to the area. Please AVOID this area for the rest of the day to allow workers space room to operate heavy machinery.

The Electric Department has advised that everyone should be back on power in the Bear Lake area.

Seward Police is aware of the power outage near Orlander Avenue. Electric Department is working on the issue.

Did you get the emergency notification alert or not? You can go to http://ready.alaska.gov/ to report if you got the alert or not. This will help Alaska in making sure emergency notifications get out to everyone.

Reminder that the test will be today!

Seward Police Department are aware of the moose that is near the skate park.