Flooding on Dalton Highway, more rain expected
According to the Alaska Department of Transportation, over the weekend there was flooding on the Dalton Highway from Mile 142 to 145.
The water was about 2 feet deep and caused a significant amount of damage to the roads and the whole area was closed until 1 PM on Sunday.
One lane of the road is currently open but the other lane is still closed due to significant shoulder damage. Heavy rain threatens the north side of the Alaska Range from Denali through Tuesday morning.
Many streams are appearing on the north side of the Alaskan range.
Up to two inches more of rain are expected.