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All-Site Alert

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CivicPlus Testing

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CP TEST

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June 25, 2020 8:45 AM

Test Alert - Please Ignore

Test Alert with a delayed publish time

Park Alerts

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October 26, 2020 8:00 AM

Renovation Closes Dawson Playfield - Oct. 26, 2020 - Feb. 2021

Dawson Playfield will close beginning October 26 and remain closed through February of 2021 for major renovations. Improvements include new pathways and playground expansion. Dawson Playfield will reopen partially in March of 2021. Additional closures...

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Parks - Field Alerts

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Parks - Lake Closures

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Pierce County Ferry Rider Alert

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November 30, 2020 2:50 PM

Steilacoom terminal will be closed 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily for sanitization beginning Dec. 1

Steilacoom terminal will be closed from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily for sanitization beginning Tuesday, Dec. 1. In-person tickets at the terminal will not be available during this time. Online tickets can be purchased any time.

November 4, 2020 9:11 AM

The elevator on the ferry is out of service until further notice.

The elevator on the ferry is out of service until further notice.

September 25, 2020 4:15 PM

Effective 9/25/20, Pierce County Ferry will stop the use of plastic loading cards

Effective 9/25/20, Pierce County Ferry will stop the use of plastic loading cards. Thank you for your patience as we work to apply solutions to help reduce line cutting occurrences. An alternative solution will be implemented at a later date.

September 15, 2020 9:09 AM

New oversize/overweight load policy for Pierce County Ferry; modular homes no longer accepted.

New policy addresses oversize and overweight loads on Pierce County Ferry system. We may not accept oversize or overweight loads that negatively affect ferry service. Specifically, modular homes will no longer be accepted. View policy at link below.

September 9, 2020 3:32 PM

Trucks to transport rocks on ferry starting Sept. 14. Crews will avoid using peak commute runs.

Pierce County Ferry riders should expect to see Pierce County dump trucks on the ferry during early morning and mid-morning runs on weekdays from Sept. 14 through early December.

Crews will time their trips to minimize impacts to ferry riders. Loading...

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September 1, 2020 9:00 AM

Policies effective Sept. 1 clarify rules for flammable liquids and using medical priority boarding.

Formal Pierce County Ferry policies effective Sept. 1 clarify rules on prohibition of flammable liquids and use of medical priority boarding. Follow link below for full details on these policies.

August 18, 2020 2:00 PM

On Sept. 1, Youth fares reduced to $2.70; ID may be required. Overwide vehicles reduced to 8.5’.

Effective Sept. 1, Youth fares will be reduced from $3.25 to $2.70; ID may be required for older teens. Refund requests for Youth tickets may be submitted through Sept. 10.

Overwide vehicles (reduced from over 11’ to over: 8.5’ wide, 80' long, 14' high...

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June 24, 2020 1:00 PM

Masks covering your nose and mouth must be worn in public spaces at the terminal and on the ferry.

To comply with the Governor’s order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Pierce County Ferry will require that masks covering your nose and mouth must be worn in public spaces at the terminal and on the ferry, effective Friday, June 26.

June 1, 2020 3:16 PM

Recent driving incidents prompt reminder: PC Ferry has zero tolerance for unsafe driving behavior.

Recent aggressive driving incidents endangered safety of crew and passengers. PC Ferry has zero tolerance for unsafe driving behavior. Please bring patience and courtesy when riding ferry and follow directions of crew.

May 18, 2020 3:24 PM

Stay home, Stay Healthy. Ferry cabin limited to 25 passengers. Please follow social distancing.

Ferry passenger cabin is limited to 25 passengers. This allows more space for passengers and crew to maintain social distance. Please follow social distancing while in waiting lines, at terminal, and on the ferry. Pierce County Ferry supports essential...

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April 10, 2020 7:55 AM

A 60-day Value Pass extension is available. Must have unused rides and expire March 6 or later.

Pierce County Ferry riders may now request a 60-day extension for Value Pass tickets. To qualify for an extension, the Value Pass must have remaining rides and an original expiration date of March 6 or later.

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March 17, 2020 3:18 PM

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Update - USCG crew requirements now added

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Update page now includes US Coast Guard crew requirement to operate ferry. We strive to keep you informed, so that you can make appropriate plans. Please follow link and stay informed.

March 13, 2020

Pierce County Ferry Rider Service Updates

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to make sure we pass on timely guidance concerning COVID-19. Please follow link to learn about the latest service updates.

March 6, 2020 11:19 AM

During the COVID-19 concern, we will not be pre-screening tickets. Thank you.

During the COVID-19 concern, we will not be pre-screening tickets; they'll be scanned on the terminal during boarding. Thank you for your attention to this change in procedure.

March 5, 2020 2:47 PM

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department regarding COVID-19.

Pierce County has partnered with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department to make sure we pass on timely guidance concerning COVID-19.

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June 26, 2019 3:18 PM

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. Do not leave gaps.

As of July 1, cutting in ferry loading lanes may be subject to $48 fine. To avoid opportunities for line cutting, park directly behind vehicle ahead of you and do not leave gaps; stay with your vehicle. See link for updated ferry loading guidelines..

Planning & Public Works Alert

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March 27, 2020 1:18 PM

Updated guidance for commercial and residential inspections

Inspections are limited to specific types until the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order is lifted.

March 25, 2020 12:33 PM

Development Center lobby is closed, but permitting services continue

In accordance with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order from Governor Inslee, our lobby is now closed. Our staff continues to provide permitting functions, including application intake and review, and inspections. We are available to assist you by email at...

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Roads Alert

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Stormwater & Flooding Alert

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Tacoma Narrows Airport Alert

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Thun Field Alert

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