Tacoma Washington Traffic and Cameras

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 4/23/2019 12:54 AM
Blocking Incidents
  • Road work on I-5 southbound from milepost 135.4 near Puyallup River Bridge Mid-Span to milepost 134.6 near East "L" St beginning at 8:59 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 6:00 am on April 23, 2019. Right lanes closed.
  • Road work on I-5 southbound at milepost 123.58 near Thorne Lane SW beginning at 9:35 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 4:30 am on April 23, 2019. Thorne Lane on ramp to SB I-5 is closed.
  • Road work on I-5 southbound at milepost 134.87 near Portland Ave E beginning at 10:02 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 5:00 am on April 23, 2019. Portland Ave on ramp to Southbound I-5 is closed
  • Road work on I-5 northbound from milepost 120.6 near Joint Base Lewis-Mcchord Main Gate to milepost 122.7 near Berkeley St SW beginning at 10:46 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 4:30 am on April 23, 2019. Right lanes closed.
  • Road work on SR 161 northbound from milepost 22.22 near 160th St E to milepost 23.23 near 144th St E beginning at 11:19 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 4:00 am on April 23, 2019. Right lane closed.
  • Road work on I-5 southbound from milepost 123.4 near Thorne Lane SW to milepost 122.6 near Lakewood South City Limits beginning at 11:58 pm on April 22, 2019 until about 4:30 am on April 23, 2019. Left lanes closed.
  • Road work on I-5 northbound from milepost 134.87 near Portland Ave E to milepost 136.19 near Port Of Tacoma Rd beginning at 12:43 am on April 23, 2019 until about 4:00 am. Left lane closed.
  • Road work on SR 161 northbound at milepost 23.98 near 132nd St E beginning at 12:46 am on April 23, 2019 until about 4:00 am. Right lane closed.
Construction Closures
  • The South Sprague Avenue on-ramp to southbound I-5 is closed for construction through June 2019. Drivers will follow a detour to westbound SR 16, to Union Avenue, to eastbound SR 16 where they will merge left onto newly-opened HOV lanes to southbound I-5.
  • TRAFFIC REVISION through June: Eastbound SR 16 drivers heading to southbound I-5 will merge left to reach southbound I-5. Eastbound SR 16 drivers will not have access to South 38th Street until weekend of April 20-21.
  • Sunday, April 21, to the morning of Wednesday, April 24 – Northbound SR 181 between West James Street and West Meeker Street will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. A signed detour will be in place.
  • Monday, April 22, to the morning of Thursday, April 25 – Northbound SR 181 between West Meeker Street and West James Street will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly. A signed detour will be in place.
Special Events
  • None reported