Chena River flooding closes Peger Road walk path

The Department of Transportation announced the closure of the walk path under Peger Road due to flooding. (Courtesy: Alaska Department of Transportation)
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) The Department of Transportation announced the closure of the walk path under Peger Road.

According to the department, rain has caused the Chena River to rise and wash up on the path. Officials are advising the public to use the crosswalk at Phillips Field and Airport Way to cross Peger Road.

The National Weather Service says more rain is expected into Friday.