Update: CBJ keeps area around Gastineau landslide closed for now

    The area of the landslide on Gastineau Avenue. (Photo courtesy CCFR)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, the immediate area surrounding the Gastineau Avenue landslide remains closed to the public.

    At this time, CBJ Public Works is unable to begin the process of clearing debris due to uncertainty regarding ground conditions.

    Crews are on site and assessing the area. CBJ will issue an update to the public this afternoon with more information on efforts to restore vehicle access and power to the area.

    The CBJ is asking that the public continue to avoid the slide area.

    Residents impacted by the slide and in need of support services should contact Tom Mattice at (907) 209-9207.

    Further information will be provided as it becomes available.


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