SR167 Connection to I-5 and SR509 Update:
In the early evening of March 1st, WSDOT held an open house at the Fife Community Center to review the planning so far for the eventual completion of SR167 to I-5 and SR509. There could be a significant negative effect of this construction and eventual traffic on NE Tacomans treveling to and from downtown Tacoma. You can learn more at: www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR167/Completion/. There are maps of proposed alignment and configuration of the interchanges, especially at 54th Ave. E in Fife, I-5, and SR509. Note the limited direction options at I-5 and SR509.
NETNC will have WSDOT representatives at the April 21st Community Meeting to discuss mitigations to the congestion that NE Tacomans experience traveling to and from downtown. We’re especially interested in the intersections at Taylor Way and Alexander Ave., and between them on SR509 bound for downtown.