From tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to improvements to roads causing traffic jams, Gig Harbor Now reporters stay on top of issues that affect getting where you’re going.

Purdy project open to salmon, not yet to cars

Sep 21, 2023 | By:

As the Purdy culvert replacement winds down to a December completion, fish passage work at Highway 16 will shift eastbound drivers into the median until Fall 2024.

Read More

Pierce Transit restoring partial trolley service beginning July 1

Jun 01, 2023 | By:

The agency continues to battle a driver shortage, but progressed enough from last year to bring back trolleys on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Read More

Wollochet road improvements among projects receiving state funds

Apr 25, 2023 | By:

State budgets also included money for PenMet’s community recreation center and restoration of Whiteman Cove on Key Peninsula.

Read More

Highway 16 crashes paralyze Gig Harbor streets

Mar 29, 2023 | By:

A collision last week not only shut down the highway but clogged side roads. Though the wreck was more severe than usual, it’s not unusual for repercussions to extend into Gig Harbor.

Read More

State Patrol asks for help in ID’ing people involved in Highway 16 crash

Mar 23, 2023 | By:

Washington State Patrol detectives are asking for help in identifying a man who fled the scene of a collision Wednesday, March 22, on Highway 16 near Highway 302 — or

Read More

Westbound Highway 16 closed while police search for crash suspect

Mar 22, 2023 | By:

A wrong-way driver hit a car head-on near the Pierce-Kitsap county line and fled into the woods.

Read More

Purdy highway work will impact parking at Peninsula High

Feb 22, 2023 | By:

After being held up by winter and supply chain issues, work is expected to begin in March on replacing a fish-blocking culvert under the Highway 302 spur in Purdy. During

Read More

Rotary transforming Wollochet onramp area from field to forest

Feb 02, 2023 | By:

Club members and helpers will plant trees and shrubs Saturday in a 3-acre field circled by the Wollochet Drive onramp to westbound Highway 16.

Read More

State to resume collecting late fees for unpaid Narrows Bridge tolls

Dec 21, 2022 | By:

Late fees and civil penalties were suspended in July 2021 while a new Good To Go! system was installed. They’ll return on March 1. They can be avoided by paying tardy tolls before then.

Read More

How Gig Harbor prioritizes its snow removal efforts

Dec 02, 2022 | By:

Winter came early this year, with snow and freezing temperatures arriving just days after Thanksgiving. More snow could fall this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The city of

Read More