breaking alert Traffic Alert: Seward Highway shut down mile 81 (near Portage exit area) for serious injury collision Jun 22, 2020 Jun 22, 2020 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email We have lifted the paywall on this story. To support essential reporting, please consider becoming a subscriber. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Please consider making a financial contribution to support local journalism. At 2:53 PM at June 22, 2020, Anchorage Police responded to a serious injury collision at mile 81 of the Seward Highway (near the Portage exit). The Highway is shut down in both directions and traffic will be affected for quite some time. Support Local Journalism Our quality local journalism is available without a subscription. Please consider making a one time or recurring donation. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Tags Collision Mile Highway Traffic Portage Exit Injury Police Sign up for our email newsletters Success! An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. Error! There was an error processing your request. Get the latest news updates right to your inbox Get the latest digital edition from the Anchorage Press You must select at least one email list. Please enter a valid email address. Sign up Manage your lists Load comments Trending Stories Dunleavy’s ‘have a great weekend’ memo conceals origins of his attack on Anchorage mask mandate 48 new cases of Covid reported in Alaska on Tuesday; 21 in Anchorage City Wilds: The lie—and shame—of Alaska’s wildlife management The Rainbow Collection: A local video store outlives Blockbuster The Death of an Antichrist: Donald John Trump and Antiochus IV Epiphanes We Live: Live From the North brings a hip-hop collective to the Alaska music scene My perspective on the Palmer vigil experience On a ‘solution’ to the Trump presidency STAYCATION: Get off the road system with ATV tours Happy birthday to ME!