Paving projects along northbound Interstate 5 will mean closures of Exit 133, 136A and 136B and the northbound on-ramp from Port of Tacoma Road and lane restrictions near the new Puyallup River Bridge, WSDOT says.
This compilation of clips recorded by remote cameras document how effectively Washington wildlife can adapt to civilization by crossing under bridges and using culverts and jumpouts to avoid highway traffic.
The state Route 512 Park & Ride is closing for four months on Monday, June 11 for construction and repairs. In the meantime, there are various parking options for transit riders who typically catch a bus from there.
The Washington State Department of Transportation explains how to safely navigate the multi-lane traffic circle, also known as a roundabout, at the intersection of Guide Meridian (SR 539) and Pole Road (SR 544).
If there is no bike lane, should bicyclists ride in the street or on the sidewalk? According to state law: “Bicycles may be ridden any place where vehicles are permitted. They may be ridden on most sidewalks, though pedestrians always have the right of way."
A driver said he fell asleep at the wheel of his semi, hit a guard rail and rolled over on northbound I-5 near Federal Way early Wednesday, blocking lanes and dumping chicken feathers across the roadway.