I-5 - Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road - Southbound HOV - Detour map

Temporary ramp closures and detours

20th Street East closure in Fife

Starting at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 30, a segment of 20th Street East will close near I-5 to all traffic around the clock through July 2019 while crews construct bridge piers for a new southbound I-5 bridge over the Puyallup River. During the closure, travelers will follow a signed detour.

Detour for 20th Street East in Fife

Southbound I-5 detour for the removal of the East L Street overpass

  • During the removal of the East L Street overpass across the southbound lanes of I-5 in Tacoma, all lanes of southbound I-5 will be detoured at exit 135 Bay Street and SR 167 during overnight hours of April 12.
  • Drivers will follow a signed detour from exit 135 to Portland Avenue, to SR 509, to southbound I-705 and back to southbound I-5.
  • Both the SR 167 on-ramp and the Portland Avenue on-ramp to southbound I-5 will close during overnight hours.

Detour map for southbound I-5 drivers during East L Street overpass removal

Northbound I-5 detour for the removal of the East L Street overpass

  • During the removal of the East L Street overpass across the northbound lanes of I-5 in Tacoma, all lanes of northbound I-5 will be detoured at exit 133 during overnight hours of April 13.
  • Drivers will follow a signed detour from exit 133 to I-705, to SR 509 to Portland Avenue and back to northbound I-5.
  • The SR 7 ramp to northbound I-5 will close during the same overnight hours.
  • The A Street and I-705 on-ramp to northbound I-5 will close during the same overnight hours.

Detour map for northbound I-5 drivers during East L Street overpass removal in Tacoma

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