East 28th Street work to bring intersection, ramp closures


Crews working on the I-5 Portland Avenue to Port of Tacoma Road – Northbound HOV project will reach a key milestone this weekend as they complete work to rebuild the East Bay Street/East 28th Street intersection. The work will require crews to close a number ramps and intersections.

Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and schedule extra time to navigate detour routes.

Closure schedule

  • 11 p.m. Friday, July 27, to 6 a.m. Saturday, July 28
    • East 28th/Bay Street ramp to northbound I-5
  • 11 p.m. Friday, July 27, to 5 a.m. Sunday, July 29
    • East 28th Street/Bay Street ramp to northbound State Route 167 (River Road)
  • 11 p.m. Friday, July 27, to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 29
    • Entrance to Emerald Queen Casino from SR 167 (River Road)/East 28th Street
  • 11 p.m. Saturday, July 28, to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 29
    • Northbound I-5 exit to northbound SR 167 (River Road)
  • 11 p.m. Saturday, July 28, to 5 a.m. Sunday, July 29
    • Northbound SR 167 (River Road) will detour via East Portland Avenue,

East 32nd Street and East Grandview Avenue.

For regularly updated information, please visit the Tacomatraffic.com web page. Real-time traveler information is available from the WSDOT app and by following the WSDOT regional Twitter feed.

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