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Speed Limit Change Through Tacoma

The drive through Tacoma is about to get a bit slower, in the hopes of reducing the number of crashes along a notorious stretch of I-5.
Starting early next week, new signs will go up in both the northbound and southbound lanes of I-5 in

Tacoma and Fife dropping the speed limit to 50 mph.

The move comes in the wake of several major crashes along I-5 at the SR-16 interchange,

including eight involving semis over the past six months. Each crash has snarled both directions of the freeway for several hours,

often times during the commutes.

Full Story: HERE


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About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.