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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 5/23/2019 2:00 PM
Blocking Incidents
  • None reported
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 at Union Avenue to reach southbound I-5.
  • 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.
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.