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.
A crowd of 50,000 turned out on July 15, 2007, to celebrate the amazing engineering feat despite their chagrin about paying tolls for the next 30 years to pay for it.
Islanders, who would be shouldering much of the cost of a new or renovated bridge, were most concerned about funding, but those details won’t be known until later.
The big Cruise the Narrows car show is coming up Aug. 6 at Uptown Plaza. The club hosts many other events, including cruise-ins, club tours or just driving around town.
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
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?
The section of Point Fosdick Drive being resurfaced is probably more than 80 years old and part of former state Highway 14.
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
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
Roundabouts are safer and decrease wait times, according to traffic engineers everywhere. Still, many drivers are not big fans.
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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