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 pavement repair becoming a bigger task

May 12, 2022 | By:

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 | By:

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 | By:

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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Pierce County Public Works to recommend replacing Fox Island Bridge

Mar 23, 2022 | By:

The future of the Fox Island Bridge became a little clearer this week, with the Pierce County Planning and Public Works Department disclosing that it has endorsed replacing the badly

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Gig Harbor Council OK’s incentive for early completion of Harborview Drive roundabout

Mar 15, 2022 | By:

The Gig Harbor City Council approved financial incentives for the contractor to finish paving three weeks earlier than originally scheduled, but bad weather could foil the plan.

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Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls to drop 75 cents

Mar 10, 2022 | By:

Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates cut by 75 cents; City receives no funds for Wollochet interchange improvements.

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Lane of Borgen Boulevard closed for emergency repairs

Mar 09, 2022 | By: Gig Harbor Now staff

A westbound lane of Borgen Boulevard near Olympus Lane in Gig Harbor is closed for emergency repairs, according to a news release from the city.

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Partial Harborview closure for roundabout construction begins Monday

Feb 24, 2022 | By:

Harborview Drive will be closed through July to southbound traffic, presenting a long detour, while northbound drivers can use the single through lane.

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Bill to eliminate tolls trimmed back to cutting them by 75 cents

Feb 14, 2022 | By:

The substitute legislation would reduce tolls from their current $5.25 with a Good To Go! pass, $6.25 at the toll booths and $7.25 for pay by mail to $4.50, $5.50 and $6.50, respectively.

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Harborview Drive closing in south direction for roundabout construction

Feb 04, 2022 | By:

The dreaded resumption of the Harborview Drive closure for roundabout construction will begin on Feb. 28 and continue through July. The good news is the street won’t be shut down

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