Halloween tips

Photo courtesy of  ChIandra4U (rgbstock.com)The City of Lakewood would like to wish everyone a happy and SAFE Halloween.

To help you out with the “safe” part, we’ve provided below some great Halloween “Do’s and Don’ts” and ideas to help everyone enjoy their trick-or-treating and their loot! They come courtesy of the City’s Community Safety Resource Team.
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Gas main work begins Nov. 3 in Lakewood

Here’s a heads up about some gas main work that will start next week in Lakewood.

Starting on Monday, Nov. 3,, Puget Sound Energy’s contractor, Infrasource, will be replacing the gas main on Gravelly Lake Drive between 500 feet south of Pacific Highway to Nyanza Road.

The work will be completed in the outside southbound lane requiring temporary daytime closures of this lane. Temporary asphalt patching material will be placed with permanent patching completed when weather permits. Work is estimated to take approximately three weeks.

Help shape the future of Pierce Transit

Are you a successful leader at your job, on your board, or at your school or university? Have you had experience speaking on behalf of a community group or neighborhood? Do you have fresh ideas about how we can improve public transportation? Join Pierce Transit’s Community Transportation Advisory Group (CTAG) and use your leadership skills, experience and ideas to help shape the future of Pierce Transit.

Pierce Transit is accepting applications to fill current vacancies on its Community Transportation Advisory Group (CTAG). New CTAG appointees will serve a three-year term which begins upon their date of appointment by the Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners.

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WSDOT closing two lanes of I-5 traffic on Oct. 28

Construction crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close two lanes of northbound and southbound Interstate 5 at Berkeley Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28 for work related to the I-5, SR 510 to SR 512 Congestion Management project.

The overnight lane closures will begin at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 at Berkeley Street. Lanes will reopen to traffic by 4 a.m. the following morning.

Public invited to Pierce County Council meeting on Fox Island, Oct. 28

This week, the Pierce County Council will hold its regular Tuesday meeting on Fox Island in the 7th Council District. The county charter directs the council to hold a number of its weekly meetings at various locations throughout the district to give county residents – who may not be able to attend regular meetings in Tacoma – a greater opportunity to participate in their government. [Read more...]