When inclement weather strikes, the Public Works department is prepared to respond and keep your county roads open.
Crews are working 24-hour shifts through the end of the week to clear roads . Public Works staff are on hand to answer phones during regularly scheduled hours. After hours roads issues should be directed to TCOMM Dispatch at (360) 704-2740.
For county road closures and updates, please check our Travel Impacts Page
. Additionally, please click on the links provided for up-to-date information on Interstate 5
conditions, City of Tumwater
roads, City of Olympia
roads and City of Lacey
Please note, during significant events county arterial roads providing access to state highways and critical facilities such as hospitals and fire stations are cleared first including Old Highway 99, Littlerock Road, Martin Way, Yelm Highway and others. Secondary connecting roads are cleared next. After priority and secondary routes are cleared, crews address residential routes. Crews do not plow subdivisions or driveways.
Solid Waste Facilities
The Thurston County Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) has returned to regular operating hours. Drop box facilities in Rochester and Rainier will be open during their regularly schedule hours Friday and over the weekend. Lemay Pacific Disposal is our residential garbage pickup contractors.
For more information on residential garbage pickup outside of the City of Olympia, visit Lemay Pacific Disposal online. Click on the link for information on garbage pickup inside the city of Olympia.
For more information on residential garbage pickup outside of the City of Olympia, visit Lemay Pacific Disposal
Thurston County Parks & Trails
All Thurston County Parks are currently closed including Kenneydell, Burfoot, Frye Cove and Deschutes Falls due to potentially hazardous conditions. Additionally, county trails are not being maintained due to the weather. Please check this website daily throughout the week of February 11th for updates on closures and conditions.
County Water & Wastewater Utilities
Utility crews have worked diligently to ensure that water and wastewater services that Public Works manages, including those in Boston Harbor, Tamoshan, Olympic View and Grand Mound have been running throughout this weather event. Currently, there are no outages and operations are normal.
If you experience a power outage, or want to report and outage please contact Puget Sound Energy directly at 1-888-225-5773 to report a power outage. You can also report an outage online
or view the outage map