Semi truck overturns on state Route 509, blocking all northbound lanes
A semi has overturned on state Route 509 in Tacoma, blocking northbound lanes, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The truck overturned near Interstate 705 about 9:30 a.m.
It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured.
WSDOT said "heavy lifting ahead" before the scene can be cleared and advised drivers to avoid the area.
There is no access to northbound SR 509 from northbound I-705.