Valdez is the United States' farthest north ice free port with the best access to Alaska's interior as well as to the United States Pacific Northwest, Northern Canada, and Pacific Rim trade routes.
Valdez is the southern terminus of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline (TAPS). Supertankers navigate the deep, ice-free waters of Valdez Arm each day, handling more than 1.5 million barrels of crude oil. TAPS operations are managed by Alyeska Pipeline Service Company.
The following facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan 20th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday: City Hall, city offices, Port Office, Library, Civic Center, Baler, and Landfill. Monday dumpster trash collection will occur on Tuesday.
Pavement Management Project Phase 1 - Open House #2 will be held on Tues., Jan. 21st from 6-7:30pm in the Hermon Hutchens Elementary cafeteria. Stop by anytime during the open house to see the 65% design, provide feedback, and get your questions answered. Click to Learn More...