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All-Site Alert

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Park Alerts

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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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July 23, 2019 9:47 AM

9:30 ferry left Anderson Island 11 minutes late due to full loads; back on schedule by noon.

The 9:30 ferry left Anderson Island 11 minutes late due to full loads; we expect to be back on schedule by noon. Thank you.

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

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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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