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

Repairs underway to earthquake damaged Port of Alaska

Published: December 11, 2018

By: Dave Leval

Earlier this week, Port of Alaska director Steve Ribuffo updated Sen. Lisa Murkowski on the damage to one of the transit yards, a portion of which collapsed during the earthquake.

"If it all slides, and goes this way, and hits all those corroded piles, we will lose this building," Ribuffo said, as there's more damage to see.

Murkowski joined Sen. Dan Sullivan on Monday night, as the group went to the north end of the port.

"This portion over here was supposed to be structurally sound enough to stay in use, that's why when you see the cracks out here, we're getting a little concerned about just how stable is the whole thing," Ribuffo said.

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