Don Young Port of Alaska in Anchorage
Don Young Port of Alaska in Anchorage

Curious Alaska: What are shipping containers with observation decks doing along the Anchorage waterfront?

Published: June 23, 2021

Anchorage Daily News
Author: Morgan Krakow

Question: What are the Conex boxes with observation decks on top for? I have seen two locations: one at the city boat launch at the mouth of Ship Creek and the other in the parking area at Northern Lights and Postmark Drive. Just being curious.

These shipping containers near the Ship Creek boat launch and along the Coastal Trail near Earthquake Park are for observing marine mammals in Cook Inlet during construction at the Port of Alaska. And there are more.

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