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Unbelievable Video from Valdez, Alaska

post #1 of 9
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If you haven't seen this yet, take a look.  The road from Valdez to Thompson Pass has been blocked by a massive, GIGANTIC avalanche that has dammed up the stream that flows along the highway:

 

post #2 of 9
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This is the accompanying Anchorage Daily News article.  Lots of snow and lots of rain led to some giant avalanches.  

 

http://www.adn.com/2014/01/27/3293690/highway-to-valdez-to-be-closed.html

post #3 of 9

Extraordinary!

And I thought the roads in Maine were bad.

D1

post #4 of 9
I'm sure if we dismantle government, the private sector would fix it in no time. smile.gif
post #5 of 9

Good year to go to Cordova!   That's going to screw up a lot of people.

post #6 of 9
Conditions appear to be risky though...
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Originally Posted by SHREDHEAD View Post
 

Good year to go to Cordova!   That's going to screw up a lot of people.

A GREAT YEAR to be a highway contractor in AK. Thompson Pass is an evil road, this is much larger than normal but not unusual. 

 

That road is going to be so screwed.  

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Good year to go to Cordova!   

Already reserved April 12-19.:D 

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Already reserved April 12-19.:D 

 

I've heard good things about PN.  I look forward to your TR.

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