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Valdez Police Department
Thursday February 22nd, 2024 :: 08:32 a.m. AKST


Richardson Hwy closed: 12mile-42m. Blizzard, heavy snow, whiteout conditions.

The State of Alaska Dept. of Transportation has closed Thompson Pass to include 12 mile of the Richardson Highway to 42 mile due to blizzard, heavy snow and whiteout conditions.  Refer to for updates regarding this closure.  Please use caution while driving locally.  Slow your speeds and increase your following distances...stay safe!!

Valdez Police Department
212 Chenega Ave
Valdez, AK 99686

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-835-4560

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