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Event Road Closures

Current Event-Related Road Closures Expected Around Tacoma:    

Please note the anticipated event-related road closures expected around Tacoma through Sunday, December 4:

  • On Fridays through November 24, 2023, the Emergency Food Distribution will close westbound lanes on East Morton Street from East J Street to East McKinley Avenue from 8 AM to 5 PM.  

  • On Thursday, November 24, the Tacoma City Turkey Trot will close North 26th Street from North Adams to North Washington streets, North Washington Street from North 26th to North 7th streets, North Adams Street from North 7th to North 19th streets, and North 19th Street from North Adams to North Washington streets from 9 – 11:30 AM.

  • On Thursday, November 24, the Norpoint Classic 2-Mile and 5K Fun Runs will involve runners on roadsides and sidewalks in the Northeast Tacoma neighborhood from 9 AM to 2 PM. No roads will be closed. Flaggers will be present to direct vehicular traffic.

  • On Sunday, November 27, the 77th Annual Tacoma Tree Lighting event will close Broadway from South 9th to South 11th streets from 3 – 10 PM. 

  • On Sunday, December 4, the Tacoma Santa Parade will close South Tacoma Way from South 47th to South 56th streets from 3 AM to 11:30 PM.


Recurring Closures:

  • The Proctor Farmers Market closes North 27th 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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To access a map of City construction projects with potential traffic impacts, visit the large impact construction projects page.