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Enjoy the unique experience of a trip to Whittier, Alaska, driving the longest combined vehicle-railroad tunnel in North America!


December 7th, 2018 (Friday)

On Friday, December 7th the tunnel will close early to facilitate Alaska Railroad repairs. The last time to leave Whittier will be 8:00 PM, the last time to go to Whittier will be 8:30 PM. The Alaska Railroad will have control of the tunnel from 8:45 PM until 6:30 AM. The tunnel will resume normal schedule Saturday, December 8 with the first opening out of Whittier at 7:00 AM and the first opening into Whittier at 7:30 AM. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Early Closures for Construction

Beginning October 28, 2018 through April 30, 2019, the tunnel will  have early closures for construction. This work is designed to improve the tunnel for the future. The work will take place from 8:45 pm to 6:30 am. The work week begins Sunday evening and ends Friday mornings. The tunnel will operate on the normal schedule Friday evening through Sunday morning, and during all holidays. Please check the project webpage for more construction information at http://www.whittiertunnelmaint.com/ We appreciate your patience and understanding during this period.

Tunnel Schedules
(or choose to download in Adobe PDF or Excel format)

May 1 - Sept 30
PDF document | Excel document
Oct 1 - Apr 30
PDF document | Excel document
Current Regulations: PDF document | Word document
Toll Schedules
Schedule and safety information:
call 1-877-611-2586

History, tunnel facts, operational information, and construction details are available on this website. For further questions or information, please contact:

Gordon S. Burton, Facility Manager
Phone: 907-472-2584
Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
5300 East Tudor Road Anchorage, Alaska 99507
Fax: 907-472-2533
e-mail: gordon.burton@alaska.gov

Location of Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel:Whittier Site Map

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