The Midnight Sun Run brings road closures to Fairbanks

Published: Jun. 23, 2023 at 8:48 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - On Saturday, drivers are asked to be aware of the changing road conditions surrounding the Midnight Sun Run.

The run will begin at 10 p.m. at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

In advance of that time, two roads on campus will be affected. Tanana Loop will be blocked off for vehicle traffic between Thompson Drive and the intersection of South Chandalar Drive near the Lola Tilly Commons from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Meanwhile, Thompson drive to the roundabout will close at approximately 9:15 p.m.

All lanes of Geist Road will be closed at Loftus Road and Thompson Drive.

All traffic is delayed at University Ave. and Geist Road intersection and one northbound lane at University Ave will also be closed to traffic.

Geraghty Avenue and Marlin Street will be closed from University Ave to the Airport Way access road past Park Avenue.

Please be safe out there everyone and enjoy solstice weekend.

For more information on the road closures and the midnight sun run can be found here.