Travel Times

Traveler Notice

Plan Ahead for Tacoma area lane reductions
High Impact weekend in Tacoma: Aug 26-29 Southbound I-5 in Tacoma will be reduced to 2 lanes Friday night, Aug. 26 through Monday morning, Aug. 29. Also, SR 16 Tacoma Narrows Bridges will be reduced to 2 lanes in each direction Aug. 26-29 and Sept. 9-12. For updated information, visit

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Travel times as of 8:00 AM Saturday, August 27, 2016

Route DescriptionDistance
Travel Time
Travel Time
I-5Olympia to Tacoma28.772929
I-5Olympia to Lacey (SR 510)6.6277
I-5Lacey (SR 510) to JBLM Main Gate9.1099
I-5JBLM Main Gate to Lakewood (SR 512)6.3166
I-5Lakewood (SR 512) to Tacoma6.7477
I-5Tacoma to Pierce/King Co. Line5.3265
I-5Tacoma to Olympia28.772929
I-5Pierce/King Co. Line to Tacoma5.3255
I-5Tacoma to Lakewood (SR 512)6.7477
I-5Lakewood (SR 512) to JBLM Main Gate6.3166
I-5JBLM Main Gate to Lacey9.1099
I-5Lacey (SR 510) to Olympia6.6277

What do the colors on the numbers mean?

  • Green: Current travel time is less than the average.
  • Blue: Current travel time is the same as the average.
  • Red: It will take longer to get there than your average commute.

The average HOV time is not shown but the times have been colored to indicate the difference from the average time.