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 4/18/2019 10:27 AM
Statewide Alerts
  • The Washington State Patrol is asking for the public's assistance in locating the following vehicle, a white 2001 HONDA Accord with Washington license BJY9369. If you have any information about this vehicle, please, call 911 immediately.
Blocking Incidents
  • On the I-5 northbound off-ramp to SR 516 westbound (MP 149) there is a collision partially blocking the ramp. The Incident Response Team has arrived on the scene.
Construction Closures
  • Eastbound SR 16 and southbound I-5 exit to eastbound S. 38th Street is closed until 8 a.m. April 21 for construction. During the closure, drivers will detour using southbound I-5 to South 56th Street to northbound I-5 and exit 132. Once the ramp reopens, all SR 16 and I-5 travelers will have access to both directions of South 38th Street.
  • 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.
  • Monday, April 15, to the morning of Friday, April 19 - The right lane in both directions of SR 161 between the I-5 overpass and SR 99 be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.
  • Wednesday, April 17, to the morning of Saturday, April 20 – Southbound 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.
Special Events
  • None reported