Traffic congestion on Interstate 5 through Tacoma and Fife increased dramatically from 2013 to 2015, according to the state Department of Transportation. But the drive along Joint Base Lewis-McChord has improved.
Traffic was down to one lane in each direction in the area of Yelm Highway Southeast and College Street Southeast due to a serious car versus motorcycle wreck on Friday afternoon, according to a Twitter post by Lacey Fire District 3.
Drivers can expect some temporary lane closures and traffic delays in upcoming weeks when crews begin repairing damage from last fall’s landslide along Old Highway 99 Southeast near Tenino, Thurston County officials say.
Two cars approach stops signs on opposite sides of a street where cross traffic does not have to stop. One car intends to turn left, the other to go straight across. The left-turning car got to its stop sign first. Who has the right-of-way?
A tanker truck carrying 7,700 gallons of fuel overturned Thursday while driving from Port of Tacoma Road to northbound Interstate 5. The truck spilled gas, closed I-5 for three hours and forced the evacuation of nearby businesses.
In their role as the Thurston County Transportation Benefit District (TBD) Board, the three-member Board of County Commissioners will take community input on the proposed fee at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Drive, Building One, Room 280.