Avalanches cut traffic to Alaska town

POSTED: 06:35 AM MST Jan 27, 2014    UPDATED: 09:39 AM MST Jan 28, 2014 
Avalanches block road

Avalanches have blocked the only highway to Valdez, Alaska, cutting off all motor traffic to the coastal town of about 4,000 and leading town officials to urge voluntary evacuations of residences.