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All-Site Alert

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Park Alerts

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August 15, 2019 10:09 AM

Pin Pile Bridge on the Foothills Trail Closed until further notice.

August 15 - On the Foothills Trail, the pin pile bridge between Buckley and South Prairie is closed in both directions due to a fallen tree. Our crew is working hard to clear the debris and restore access.

August 8, 2019 11:06 AM

Caution - Toxic Algae Advisory at Spanaway Lake

Areas of Spanaway lake with algae are unsafe for people and pets. Toxic algae signs have been posted at Spanaway Park. Please visit the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department website for more information about algae conditions.

July 11, 2019 1:23 PM

Foothills Trail - McMillan Levee Repair Project mid-July

Pierce County Public Works M&O crew will be doing a 400 linear foot levee repair project near the McMillan Foothills Trailhead mid-July and will last 3-4 weeks.
Signage will be posted as The Foothills Trail will remain open during the project. Please use...

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July 3, 2019 1:19 PM

Foothills Trail temporary closures between McMillan and Orting July 8-26

A realignment of the Foothills Trail will be underway from July 8 - 26 to improve safety for both vehicle traffic and multi-use trail users.

The project will increase line-of-site visibility for all users and reduce trail user speeds as they enter the...

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Parks - Field Alerts

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Parks - Lake Closures

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Pierce County Ferry Rider Alert

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August 23, 2019 7:50 PM

The 7:40 ferry from Steilacoom departed 13 minutes late. Ferry will be on time for the 9:10 from AI.

The 7:40 ferry from Steilacoom departed 13 minutes late. Ferry will be on time for the 9:10 from AI.

August 23, 2019 8:27 AM

The 8:00 ferry departed Steilacoom 12 minutes late; we expect to be on schedule by noon; thank you.

The 8:00 ferry departed Steilacoom 12 minutes late; we expect to be on schedule by noon; thank you.

August 23, 2019 8:00 AM

Two-boat service provided Friday & Monday of Labor Day weekend. Sat & Sun follow regular schedules.

Two-boat holiday service provided Friday and Monday of Labor Day weekend. Saturday and Sunday follow regular schedules. Actual schedules have changed from printed version, so please follow link to view schedule for each day.

August 23, 2019 7:00 AM

Extreme low tides may delay or cancel some ferry runs Aug 26-Sept 1. Please plan accordingly.

Extreme low tides may delay or cancel some ferry runs Aug 26-Sept 1; low-riding vehicles not allowed on runs during tides of 0 and below. Please plan accordingly.

Runs during these times may be impacted:
Aug 26 - 7:30-10 AM
Aug 27 - 8-11 AM
Aug 28 -...

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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..

May 30, 2019 1:55 PM

Extreme low tide restrictions in effect for oversized and low clearance vehicles.

Please be advised that extreme tides will restrict some oversized and low-clearance vehicles from certain ferry sailings throughout the summer.

Vehicles with low landing gear, low hitch connections, and vehicles with extended overhang from the rear axle...

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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.

May 18, 2018 1:48 PM

Extreme low tide load restrictions in effect for oversized and low clearance vehicles.

Please be advised that extreme tide load restrictions are now in effect for some oversize and low clearance vehicles. Impacted vehicles with limited clearance (bumpers, hitch connections, etc), and extended overhang from the rear axle may be denied access...

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Planning & Public Works Alert

6 Alerts
August 5, 2019 8:49 PM

Ferry service has resumed. Regular schedule Tuesday a.m.

Ferry service has resumed. Regular schedule Tuesday a.m. Please retrieve cars parked in loading lane as soon as possible.

February 12, 2019 5:20 PM

Key Center transfer station is closed on Wednesday

The transfer station on Key Peninsula will be closed on Wednesday

February 12, 2019 7:19 AM

Snowplow Hotline for unplowed neighborhoods in unincorporated Pierce County

During snow events our crews plow major roads and the primary routes traveled by the most people. These routes cover 90% of the daily traffic in unincorporated Pierce County. Once those roads are clear and in good condition we can transition to...

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February 11, 2019 10:28 AM

Limited Yard Waste Collection for LeMay and Murrey's Customers

This lets drivers focus on collecting recycling and garbage (especially for customers who weren't serviced last week).
Murrey's: No collection this week.
LeMay: No collection on Mon or Tues this week AND next. Normal collection resumes on Feb. 25.

February 10, 2019 2:19 PM

Primary Snow Plow Routes

View primary snow plow routes in your area. Pierce County crews are working to plow approximately 1,517 lane miles of arterial lifeline routes that provide connectivity from residential areas to the State highway system and key service centers.

February 10, 2019 6:49 AM

Pierce County Airports Closed February 11

Pierce County's Tacoma Narrows Airport and Thun Field are closed due to weather conditions.

Tacoma Narrows Airport Alert

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Thun Field Alert

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