TACOMA – Contractor crews building direct connect HOV lanes between State Route 16 and Interstate 5 will close South Tacoma Way each night from Tuesday, Jan. 22, through Friday, Jan. 25, for fire suppression system testing and removal of temporary forms on the new SR 16 HOV overpass structure. Closure hours are:
Tuesday, Jan. 22 through Thursday, Jan. 24 – Each night, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 25 – 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday
During the overnight closures, drivers who use South Tacoma Way will be detoured to Center Street via South Wilkeson and South Pine streets. Local access will be maintained on South Tacoma Way between South Pine Street and South Sprague Avenue
More information about the Tacoma/Pierce County HOV construction can be found online at www.tacomatraffic.com.