Emergency Management

Procession for Deputy Mundell will impact bus service – Pierce Transit News Release
Posted By Sheri Badger on Dec 30th, 2009 at 3:57 AM

Expect disruptions in Pierce County bus service on Tuesday, January 5, during the procession and memorial service for slain Deputy Sheriff Kent Mundell.

On Tuesday, between approximately 10 a.m. and approximately 12 p.m., the memorial procession will travel north from the Puyallup Fair and Events Center along South Meridian, west on River Road, west on Puyallup Avenue, then south on D Street to the Tacoma Dome. The procession honoring Deputy Mundell will impact all traffic and travel – including Pierce Transit bus service on many bus routes, especially in the Puyallup and Tacoma Dome District areas. The Tacoma Dome Station will be closed to all bus traffic between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Pierce Transit is rerouting buses around the procession. If your Tuesday travel plans take you near the procession area, give yourself plenty of time, travel before 10 a.m. or after 12 p.m., or be prepared for delays. Delays, route detours, and missed connections may occur on other routes as well.

The following bus routes will be on detour beginning at 10:00 a.m. until approximately 12:00 p.m. Delays will occur on these routes: Pierce Transit 41, 42, 402, 409, 500, 501; Sound Transit 574, 594; Intercity Transit 603.

Pierce Transit will operate limited bus service to the Tacoma Dome from Cheney Stadium at 2502 South Tyler Street. The service will be free to the public. Bus service will begin at 10:00 a.m. The last bus will leave from Cheney Stadium at 12:30. Buses will make return trips immediately following the conclusion of the memorial service. The public is encouraged to utilize the off-site parking lot. There will be no public parking at the Tacoma Dome.

For additional information visit the Pierce Transit web site at www.piercetransit.org or call Pierce Transit Customer Services at 253. 581.8000.