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All-Site Alert

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January 20, 2020 11:11 AM

Most Pierce County offices will be closed on Monday, for Martin Luther King Day.

Pierce County administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 21. Emergency services will continue to operate without interruption.

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Park Alerts

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January 13, 2020 8:00 AM

Tree Removal along Foothills Trail - January 27-31

Hazardous trees along the Foothills Trail are scheduled to be removed January 27-31, 2020, closing down the bridge between South Prairie and Buckley. Please contact Jessica Stone at (253) 798-4089 for more information.

Parks - Field Alerts

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Parks - Lake Closures

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Pierce County Ferry Rider Alert

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January 20, 2020 12:00 PM

There are no 7:40 or 8:10 pm runs on the 1st/3rd Tuesdays of each month for training.

There are no 7:40 or 8:10 pm runs on the 1st/3rd Tuesdays of each month for training. Please plan accordingly; thank you.

January 9, 2020 4:23 PM

PC Ferry service continues with single vessel due to Jan. 3 mechanical issue

Pierce County ferry service continues to operate with a single ferry. The Christine Anderson remains out of service due to a mechanical issue that occurred Jan. 3. We are working to make repairs. The Steilacoom II will continue to be used for all trips....

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June 26, 2019 3:18 PM

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. Do not leave gaps.

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. To avoid opportunities for line cutting, park directly behind vehicle ahead of you and do not leave gaps; stay with your vehicle. See link for updated ferry loading guidelines..

April 5, 2019 7:00 AM

Increased mid-day Ketron traffic is impacting Anderson Island wait times; avoid mid-day travel.

Due to increased reservations for traffic off Ketron Island on the 12:55 run, Anderson Island wait times have been longer with the possibility of cars left behind. Please plan accordingly and avoid mid-day travel when possible. Thank you.

Planning & Public Works Alert

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January 15, 2020 2:25 PM

Winter Weather Update - 1/15/2020

We’ll have a small team out overnight patrolling county roads and responding to icy areas as needed on main roads, Pierce Transit and school bus snow routes, hills, bridges and curves. Any wet pavement could be icy. Drive cautiously, add extra travel time...

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January 15, 2020 6:30 AM

Winter Weather Update - 1/15/2020

The lowlands received no new snow overnight. Any wet pavement could be icy. Residential and secondary roads could be wet with the possibility of isolated black ice. Drive cautiously, add extra travel time and increase your following distance.

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January 14, 2020 2:30 PM

Winter Weather Update - 1/14/2020

We could see cold temperatures and light snow in the lowlands overnight. A band of heavy snow is expected north of Pierce County’s northern boundary starting this evening and into Wednesday morning. If this band dips into the county, it could bring...

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January 14, 2020 5:30 AM

Winter Weather Update - 1/14/2020

Lowland areas saw up to 2 inches of snow overnight. High elevation areas such as Greenwater, Elbe and Ashford saw 4-6 inches, while the foothills saw 2 inches. Overnight, we had 28 plows working countywide and three smaller plows responding to calls and...

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January 13, 2020 3:15 PM

Winter Weather Update - 1/13/2020

Updated as of 3:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

We expect to see cold temperatures tonight and Tuesday, with the possibility of light snow flurries/showers in the lowlands. Roads may be icy during Tuesday’s morning commute. Remember to drive cautiously,...

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January 13, 2020 5:30 AM

Winter Weather Update - 1/13/2020

Updated as of 5:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2020
A few areas reported overnight snow: Eatonville-2-4 inches; Elbe and Ashford-12 inches; Greenwater-6 inches. As of 5:30 a.m., there were no reports of road impacts in areas lower than 500 feet elevation.

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January 10, 2020 5:00 PM

Winter Weather Update - 1/10/2020

Updated as of 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10
We could see roadway flooding, downed trees and mudslides into the weekend due to ongoing rain. We’ll be monitoring conditions, clearing blocked storm drains and closing roads or lanes if they aren’t passable.


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January 9, 2020

Winter Weather Update - 1/9/2020

We saw some wet snow overnight, and have had six trucks out since 2 a.m. applying anti-icing product to sites as needed. We received nine calls in central, south and east county about icy areas between midnight and 4 a.m. These areas have been addressed....

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Tacoma Narrows Airport Alert

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Thun Field Alert

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