Routes 500 and 501 are being detoured due to newly imposed weight restrictions on the Eels Street Bridge (more commonly known as the Puyallup River Bridge). The detours begin Wednesday, May 7, 2014, with the start of service that day.
Serving Bus Stops At:
- Puyallup Ave E, west of Portland Ave
- Pacific Hwy E, north of Port of Tacoma Road
Northbound to Federal Way
At Puyallup and Portland Ave E bus will make a right on Portland Ave followed by a left on East 28th and continue onto I5 northbound and exit at 136B (Port of Tacoma Road) and make a right on Pacific Hwy E. From there bus will resume route.
Southbound to Commerce
At Pacific Hwy E and Port of Tacoma Road bus will make a left on Port of Tacoma Road, turn right onto I5 heading southbound to Exit 135 (Portland Ave E). It will then make a right on Portland Ave and bear right under bridge onto Puyallup Ave and resume route.