PIERCE COUNTY STATUS
Current Weather Conditions
Pierce County Alerts & Notifications
  1. Woodland Ave E and 89th Ave Ct E are back open

    Woodland Ave. E from 112th St. E to 120th St. E and 89th Ave Ct E off 112th St E are back open. Read On...
  2. South Prairie Carbon River Rd. E reopened

    South Prairie Carbon River Rd. E. has reopened as of 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, to traffic from 15500 to 223rd Av. E.. Read On...
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  1. Flood Warning for the South Prairie Creek at South Prairie

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the South Prairie Creek at South Prairie affecting Pierce County in effect through Friday evening. Read On...
  2. Cancelled Flood Warning for the Puyallup River near Orting

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has cancelled a Flood Warning for the Puyallup River near the Orting. Read On...
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  1. Development Center Customers, Please Continue to Use Online Services

    We have extended our request that Development Center customers continue using online services until further notice. Read On...
  2. Development Center Customers Encouraged to Use Online Services

    Please use online services through Jan. 21 Read On...
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  1. Pierce County Airport -Thun Field and Tacoma Narrows Airport runways are open

    Both Pierce County Airport -Thun Field and Tacoma Narrows Airport runways are open. Check Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) https://notams.aim.faa.gov/notamSearch/nsapp.html#/ for the most up-to-date airport runway information. Read On...
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  1. Restrooms on ferry temporarily unavailable; service to be restored by 2:45pm run tomorrow

    The restrooms on board the ferry are currently unavailable. They are expected to be restored by the 2:45 p.m. run tomorrow, Jan. 26. In the meantime, please use the restrooms located inside of the ferry terminals before boarding the ferry. Read On...
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  1. Frontier Park Horse Arena Temporary Closure November-February

    The main horse arena at Frontier Park will be temporarily closed November 8, 2021 through February of 2022 for a construction project to renovate the arena footing and fencing. Read On...
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REPORT ROADWAY ISSUES IN UNINCORPORATED PIERCE COUNTY

You can report roadway issues 24/7 by calling (253) 798-6000 or report online at www.piercecountywa.gov/works

Please note that not all roadway obstructions appear on this map such as most traffic accidents, construction/utility work, short-term maintenance work, or issues that have not been reported to us.


Our Response

Pierce County’s major roads connect residential areas to service centers and state highways.


These major roads are our priority during a snow and ice event, along with Pierce Transit and school bus snow routes. If you can get out of your neighborhood and reach a key arterial, you will likely find a drivable road.


The level of service these major roads receive during winter weather is determined by several factors, including weather conditions, the classification of the roadway, and   available resources. 


When a severe winter storm is forecast, our plan provides that crews apply anti-icing products to key arterials and lifelines routes assuming all resources are available.


If heavy snowfall affects roads countywide, plow trucks with de-icing materials are deployed 24 hours a day when all resources are available until conditions improve.


View our Emergency Snow & Ice Plan and learn more about snow and ice removal.

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River Flooding
Find out what to do before, during and after river flooding.
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Storm Cleanup

Find out what to do with debris after a storm.

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Snow and Ice

Learn how Pierce County responds to snow and ice on county roads.

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Where to find information in emergencies.
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