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Downtown Construction and Projects

We know that getting around downtown changes regularly. We also know that you want to stay informed about improvements to downtown. We’ll let you know what’s happening and keep you up to date on how to stay “on the go!”


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I-5 HOV Project – Local Bridge Closures – Pacific Avenue bridge will be closed and rebuilt starting fall 2014, and then the process will be repeated with McKinley Way bridge. Entire project expected to take 3 years.

Sound Transit’s Tacoma Link Expansion – Sound Transit presented 30% design to public and gathered feedback to be presented to final design team; Tacoma Link Expansion received $75 million in federal funding from a Small Starts Grant.

Tacoma Trestle – Under environmental review in 2013, construction begins 2016, estimated completion 2018.

Prairie Line Trail (City of Tacoma portion) – Phase 1 under construction.

Schuster Parkway Corridor Project – Early planning, design alternatives and traffic analysis.

Tahoma to Tacoma Trail Network Study – Report unveiled March 2016 covering methods, alignment, benefits, and the Pipeline Trail connector.

Pipeline Trail – See the Tahoma to Tacoma Trail Network Study (above) for more information.  We are currently digging for project specific information!

WSDOT Public Transportation Plan – Now in it’s final draft, this document will guide the state to be more multi-modal and focus on people rather than just vehicles.

View all City of Tacoma Construction Projects.



Flume Line Trail/ Water Ditch Trail – Completed Oct 2016.

Re-alignment of S 17th – Completed in May 2015!

Flume Line Trail (Phase II) – Completed in April 2015.

Prairie Line Trail (UW Tacoma portion) – Completed fall 2014.

Mobility Master Plan 13 Miles of Bikeways – Completed in fall 2014!

Pacific Avenue Streetscape Project – Complete! Bike racks installed.

Murray Morgan Bridge Project – Completed February 2013. Elevator runs from 11th down to Dock St.

Sound Transit Sounder Train to Lakewood –  Open and running!

Stadium Way – Open and available!

Schuster Parkway Bridge – Completed!

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