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Category: State Route 512

Jan.
23rd

CLEARED: Single-car crash near SR 512 causing backup on southbound SR 167

UPDATE as of 4:15 p.m. All lanes are clear, but there is still a 4 mile backup, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: A car that left the roadway and crashed on the ramp from southbound state Route 167 to westbound state Route 512 is causing backups on southbound SR 167, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The left lane of the ramp was blocked, and there was a 4 mile backup as of about 2:30 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

The driver was taken to the hospital with series injuries after the crash, which happened about 12:30 p.m., according

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Jan.
23rd

Collision blocking lane to westbound SR 512 in Puyallup

A collision is blocking the right lane to westbound state Route 512 near southbound state Route 167 in Puyallup, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The crash happened at 12:30 p.m. at milepost 6 on SR 167.

State troopers and emergency personnel are on scene.

One person was taken to a local hospital with injuries, trooper Guy Gill said.

Dec.
17th

CLEARED: Rolled-over semi blocking ramp from westbound 512 to southbound I-5

UPDATE as of 9:27 p.m. The ramp has reopened, according to WSDOT.

INITIAL POST: A rolled-over semi is blocking the ramp from westbound state Route 512 to southbound Interstate 5, according to the Washington State Patrol.

No one was injured in the accident, the State Patrol said.

The accident that closed the ramp happened about 4:15 p.m., according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

Sep.
14th

CLEARED: Collision at I-5/SR 512 blocking two lanes

UPDATE as of 11:32 a.m. All lanes are now open but backups extend about five miles to Thorne Lane SW.

INITIAL POST: A collision near the northbound Interstate 5 and state Route 512 interchange has blocked the two left lanes, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The accident occurred at 10:40 a.m. near 96th Street (milepost 128).

State troopers are on scene.

July
26th

UPDATED: Traffic halted at I-5, SR 512 for oversize load

UPDATE as of 1:54 p.m. All lanes are now open. Backups extend to 56th Ave in Tacoma.

INITIAL POST: State troopers are slowing traffic on southbound Interstate 5 at state Route 512 in Lakewood to help with an oversize load, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The rolling slowdown started at 1:40 p.m. It’s unclear how long it will take.

WSDOT reports that all lanes are halted.

Residual backups are almost to 56th Ave in Tacoma.