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Traveler Notice

Know before you go
Traffic Revision in place for eastbound SR 16 drivers going to southbound I-5. Through June, drivers will merge left after Union Avenue to access SB I-5 using new HOV lanes. Learn more at TacomaTraffic.com.

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Tacoma Alerts

As of 5/24/2019 12:18 AM
Blocking Incidents
  • Road work on I-5 southbound from milepost 137 near 54th Ave E to milepost 134.5 near East "L" St beginning at 9:34 pm on May 23, 2019 until about 6:00 am on May 24, 2019.
  • Road work on SR 16 eastbound at milepost 1.16 near S Union Ave beginning at 9:41 pm on May 23, 2019 until about 4:00 am on May 24, 2019.
  • Road work on SR 167 southbound at milepost 0 near Interstate 5 beginning at 10:04 pm on May 23, 2019 until about 5:00 am on May 24, 2019.
  • Road work on I-5 southbound from milepost 122.7 near Berkeley St SW to milepost 120.9 near Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord Main Gate beginning at 10:30 pm on May 23, 2019 until about 5:00 am on May 24, 2019.
  • Road work on SR 161 both directions at milepost 22.73 near 152nd St E beginning at 11:09 pm on May 23, 2019 until about 4:00 am on May 24, 2019.
  • Severe Side Winds on SR 16 both directions at milepost 7.8 near Tacoma Narrows Bridge Mid-Span beginning at 11:49 pm on May 23, 2019 until further notice.
Construction Closures
  • Southbound I-5 ramp to westbound South 38th Street is closed through June for construction. Drivers will now follow a single lane across the new southbound I-5 bridge and exit at the eastbound S. 38th Street loop ramp to access either direction of S. 38th Street.
  • Thursday, May 23, to the morning of Friday, May 24 – The right lane of southbound I-5 at South 272nd Street will close from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Special Events
  • Travelers who use I-5 in Tacoma may experience increased traffic volumes during the afternoon and evening commute of Friday, May 24 for a Tacoma Dome event. This is also the start of Memorial Day Weekend travel. Drivers are encouraged to plan extra time into their Friday commute.