PUBLIC NOTICE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC FACILITIES NORTHERN REGION SEASONAL VEHICLE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS Issue Date: June 22nd, 2020 Seasonal weight restrictions apply to all vehicles over 10,000# GVW. Weight restrictions are now in effect within the Northern Region at the locations specified below. These weight restrictions are stated as a percentage of legal allowable […]

DOT physical availability in Anchorage

DMV Updates 5.12.20

Governor Dunleavy extended a part of the previous Covid-19 statute and regulation suspensions as follows: The following changes are in effect until June 30th, 2020: The requirement of out of state drivers to obtain an Alaska driver’s license within 90 days of entering Alaska is suspended The requirement to obtain an Alaska title and registration […]

FMCSA extends exemption for COVID-19 relief efforts

FMCSA extended its emergency exemption for commercial drivers assisting with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts through May 15 or until the national emergency has been terminated. FleetOwner Staff APR 10, 2020 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its emergency exemption for truck and bus drivers assisting with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts by another five weeks […]


These are DMV changes that may affect other agencies such as law enforcement and DOT-CMVE   These are Governor Dunleavy’s changes to reduce the burden on Alaskans:   As of Monday, 03/31/2020 the following changes took effect: Boat registration is suspended for 2020 AS 05.25.055(a)(c)(d)(f)(g) Noncommercial and commercial driver licenses that expires during the pandemic […]

Dalton Highway Drill Rig Move

Starting Tuesday, April 14, at 6 a.m., Accumulate Energy Alaska, Inc., in partnership with Cruz Construction and Nordic, is moving the large drill rig back to Deadhorse from Dalton Highway mile 386. The move is anticipated to last through Wednesday, April 15, at 9 a.m. Traffic will not be able to pass the drill rig […]

Seasonal Vehicle Weight Restrictions

MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE Traffic Engineering Department Seasonal Vehicle Weight Restrictions For current information visit our web site at or call the Traffic Department Phone: 343-8406 / Fax: 343-8488 Effective Monday, April 13, 2020 at 8:00 A.M., with limited exception, all streets owned / maintained by the Municipality of Anchorage will be subject to the […]