Portions of Taylor Highway Remain Closed

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

Much of the Taylor Highway remains closed due to flood damage. Storms dropped between 1 and 4 inches of rain across the eastern interior in recent days causing the Forty Mile River to  crest at a record 94 and half feet at the Taylor Highway Bridge on Monday.  Levels on the Forty Mile and its tributaries are now falling, but as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the high water has left sections the gravel road in ruins.

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