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Event Road Closures

Anticipated Event-Related Road Closures Expected Around Tacoma through Sunday, December 16:

  • On On Thursday, December 6, the Puyallup Tribe Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting event will close East 35th and East R streets, and will involve a police-escorted rolling closure on East Portland Avenue from East 35th to East 30th streets from 4 – 6:30 PM.
  • On Saturday, December 8, the North Pole Giveaway event will close East Harrison Street from East McKinley Avenue to East I Street from 9 AM to 4 PM.
  • On Saturday, December 8, the Santa Runs Half Marathon event will close A Street, and will close single lanes on South 11th, East E, East 7th, East 3rd, and East D streets, as well as St. Paul Avenue, East 15th Street, Dock Street, Schuster Parkway, and Ruston Way from 6:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
  • On Thursday, December 13 and Sunday, December 16, the Ports America Auto Processing event will intermittently close Alexander Avenue East at 369 – 251, and Port of Tacoma EB-1 from 6:30 AM to 11 PM each day.   

Reoccurring Closures

  • The Proctor Farmers Market closes North 27th Street from North Proctor to North Madison streets every Saturday from 7 AM to 3 PM. 

Closures may change as a result of weather, event alterations and other unexpected circumstances. For more information on Pierce Transit bus routes affected by event road closures, visit piercetransit.org.


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