Pierce County administrative offices open during normal business hours.

Executive Dammeier has declared an end to the inclement weather period. The County will be fully operational beginning Wednesday, February 13.

Pierce County Road Alerts

Road Alerts Map

View current roadway obstructions that we are monitoring, such as water over the roadway, mudslides and downed trees, by viewing the Road Alerts Map. Some issues may result in lane closures and road closures.

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. 

View primary snow plow routes in your area. 

Pierce County Alerts & Notifications
  1. 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. Read On...
  2. 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. Read On...
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  1. Key Center transfer station is closed on Wednesday

    The transfer station on Key Peninsula will be closed on Wednesday Read On...
  2. Snowplow Hotline for unplowed neighborhoods in unincorporated Pierce County

    Help us identify neighborhoods to plow by calling (253) 798-8888 and giving your address. The hotline is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For unincorporated Pierce County only. Read On...
  3. 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. Read On...
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You can report roadway issues 24/7 by calling (253) 798-6000 or report online at

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Snow and Ice
Learn how Pierce County responds to snow and ice on county roads.
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Rain and Flooding
Find out what to do before, during and after river flooding, and learn about roadway flooding.
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Learn more about Pierce County's response during windstorms.
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Storm Cleanup
Find out what to do with debris after a storm.
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Stay Informed
Where to find information in emergencies.
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Pierce County Alert
Sign up for alerts from Pierce County's Department of Emergency Management.
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Be Prepared
Learn how to make an emergency kit and create an emergency plan.


The American Red Cross and Pierce County Emergency Management decide when and where to open shelters. People are encouraged to bring personal comfort items, medications and toiletries to shelters. Pets are not allowed; owners are responsible for making alternative arrangements in advance. 

To find out if a shelter is open and where it is located, call Pierce County Emergency Management: (253) 798-7470. 

Pierce Transit provides transportation to shelters. Please call (253) 581-8000 for more information.