ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Crews at Denali National Park in Alaska have cleared a landslide from a road that is a major tourist destination each summer.
... The landslide discovered last week covered 200 feet of the Denali Park Road with rock and soil.
Crews finished clearing the road at day's end Monday. Park officials say it's not clear if instability of the terrain will affect visitors next summer.
... An estimated 30,000 yards of debris fell from 500 feet above the road. Gualtieri says the debris was pushed downslope off the road.
It remains to be seen if the roadway, and the slide zone above it, will be stable enough to reopen the road next summer when tourist season begins.