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ALL CLEAR: Crash blocks lane of I-5 in Tacoma; causing significant backups

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on April 1, 2011 at 12:54 pm with No Comments »
April 1, 2011 2:01 pm
Courtesy of the state DOT

Traffic is backing up on southbound Interstate 5 because of a crash blocking one lane at Pacific Avenue in Tacoma.

The state DOT reports that drivers are backed up for six miles to Fife.

Troopers are on the scene of the crash.

UPDATE – 1:21 p.m.

The DOT reports the backup extends from the I-5/Hwy. 18 interchange to the Tacoma Dome.

UPDATE – 2 p.m.

The crash has been cleared and the left lane reopened to traffic. The backup remains.

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