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Speed Limit Through Tacoma Changes TODAY

The speed limit reduction is for 6 miles southbound and 5 miles northbound from the I-5 and Highway 16 interchange in Tacoma.

There’s a lot of confusion over there for a lot of drivers it seems,” said Sharon Lee who commutes through Tacoma on I-5 daily.

So much so that in recent months there’s been eight semi-truck crashes on I-5 near the Highway 16 interchange.

The speed restriction comes after the March 26th accident on southbound I-5 where investigators say a

speeding semi hit the center barrier near the Highway 16 interchange.

In December WSDOT posted a 50-mph speed limit advisory for drivers. But now the state has decided to make it mandatory.

Full Story: HERE

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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”.