Transportation

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.

Borgen Boulevard repairs require weeklong closure of westbound lanes

Jun 16, 2022

All westbound lanes of Borgen Boulevard between Peacock Hill and Olympus Way will be closed for a week starting Friday, June 17, the city of Gig Harbor announced. During the

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State asking who should get Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll reduction

Jun 15, 2022

Should the 75-cent rollback go only to two-axle vehicles, should all vehicles receive it or should vehicles with more axles get an even bigger break?

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Point Fosdick project evokes roads of yesteryear

Jun 13, 2022

The section of Point Fosdick Drive being resurfaced is probably more than 80 years old and part of former state Highway 14.

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Harborview Drive reopens in both directions

May 25, 2022

After nearly three months, traffic is flowing in both directions through downtown Gig Harbor. Harborview Drive, the city’s main drag, was closed in the southbound direction on Feb. 28 to

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Harborview-Stinson intersection re-opening ‘shortly’

May 19, 2022

Harborview Drive through downtown Gig Harbor will be reopening “shortly,” according to the city. The city announced via Facebook that the new roundabout is paved and the intersection will re-open

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Circle logic: Why Gig Harbor has so many roundabouts

May 19, 2022

Roundabouts are safer and decrease wait times, according to traffic engineers everywhere. Still, many drivers are not big fans.

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Summer trolley service suspended for lack of drivers

May 13, 2022

Pierce Transit doesn’t have the manpower to operate the trolley route, but the regular Gig Harbor bus route hits most of the same stops.

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Borgen Boulevard pavement repair becoming a bigger task

May 12, 2022

The Gig Harbor City Council on Monday approved an emergency resolution to hasten repair of a section of Borgen Boulevard near Olympus Way that has been closed due to a

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Contractor ‘on schedule’ for Harborview roundabout project

May 11, 2022

Two-way traffic at the Harborview Drive-Stinson Avenue roundabout construction project could reopen in the next few weeks. But a date can’t be announced yet because some of the work is

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Sunshine brightens outlook for Harborview Drive project

Apr 07, 2022

Thanks in part to this week’s sunshine, contractors are on track to get two-way traffic moving through the Harborview Drive-Stinson Avenue traffic circle project earlier than first expected, the city

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