Glenn Highway


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Glenn Highway

Address:c/o Alaska Public Lands Information Center
605 West 4th Ave, Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone:907-271-2737
Web: www.dot.state.ak.us/stwdplng/scenic/ Description:Paralleling the Chugach Mountains along its entire route, byway follows a path carved by ancient glaciers. It provides access to the 495,000-acre Chugach State Park at Eagle River and follows the Matanuska River for over half its length. Near the byway's end at Eureka Summit, visitors can observe four of Alaska's major mountain ranges: the Alaska Range, the Chugach Mountains, the Talkeetna Mountains and the Wrangell-St. Elias Mountains.
Legth: 139 miles. Start/Endpoint: From Anchorage to the Little Nelchina River. Time to Allow: 2.5 hours to drive. Designation/Year: Scenic Byway (2002).

See other parks in Alaska.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hamilton Construction began the Glenn Highway Chickaloon River Bridge Replacement in the Mat-Su Valley in July.
Proposed for 2 acres on Muldoon Road near its junction with the Glenn Highway, the building, would house 20 apartments for low-income families and residents with disabilities.
The Glenn Highway out of Anchorage is designated a "National Scenic Byway" for good reason.
DOT Spokesperson Rick Feller says another major project soon beginning is repaving the Glenn Highway from near Eklutna to the Parks Highway.
The Glenn Highway Scenic Byway, a 135-mile drive in Alaska, shadows the path of migrating hawks and falcons and provides access to mountain trails and riverside recreation.
If you ask about highway 1 or 2, expect a blank stare; ask about the Alaska or the Glenn Highway, and you are in business.
Division of Human Services Wright State University Colonel Glenn Highway Dayton, Ohio 45435
From Anchorage, take Glenn Highway (State 1) northeast 185 miles to Glennallen, then head south 34 miles on Richardson Highway (State 4) to the Edgerton Highway (State 10).
The Dayton address is: 4027 Colonel Glenn Highway, Suite 410, Beavercreek, OH 45431
Granite's work on the Glenn Highway repaving project starts at 7 p.
Currently, the Glenn Highway is the only way to get to Eagle River, Palmer, Wasilla and other northern communities.
If a large-diameter pipeline were built to Valdez, the spur line would be the leg along the Glenn Highway from Glennallen to the Mat-Su.