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[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 09:32 AM]
Edm/King - Edmonds Terminal Status - One Hour Wait
There is an estimated one-hour wait for drivers departing Edmonds. Updates will occur as conditions change.
[Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2019 09:22 PM]
Increased bicycle traffic traveling to and from Vashon Island on April 20
Passengers traveling through Vashon Island will see increased bicycle traffic at the Fauntleroy and Point Defiance terminals. Cascade Bicycle Club will host its annual ride on the island to fundraise for its youth development cycling program on Saturday, April 20. The event will affect all departures from Point Defiance to Tahlequah between 10:05 a.m. to 1:40 p.m., along with departures from Vashon to Fauntleroy from 11:50 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Drivers may need to allow extra time due to the increase in traffic, and are asked to please use caution when entering and exiting the terminals.
[Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2019 04:17 PM]
Muk/Clin - Uptick in truck traffic at Mukilteo terminal starts April 22
Customers may experience additional congestion getting to the Mukilteo terminal starting next week. About six to eight trucks an hour will haul fill to the site of the new ferry terminal starting Monday, April 22 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, the hours will be 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. This work should be completed in three weeks.
Flaggers will direct traffic during trucking hours. Trucks will get to the site using State Route 525, drive into the toll plaza behind booth #3 and continue behind the current holding lanes. The trucks will exit using the same path. For more information, please visit the project website: bit.ly/MukilteoProject.
[Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019 02:10 PM]
All Routes - Summer vehicle reservations open April 23
Summer vehicle reservations open in less than one week! You’ll be able to finalize those summer plans to the San Juans or Whidbey Island starting at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23. Whether you’re booking for the first time or this is an annual tradition, check out these five tips to give you an edge on securing a reservation: Five tips when making a vehicle reservation during Ferries’ busiest time of the year.
[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:11 AM]
Sea/Brem- Update: ADA Alert: The Elevator on the Walla Walla is back in service.
The elevator on the Walla Walla is back in service.
[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:02 AM]
Muk/Clin -Update: Mukilteo Terminal Status - 90 Minute Wait
There is an estimated 90 minute wait for drivers departing Mukilteo. Updates will occur as conditions change.
[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:51 AM]
PT/Coup - Reservation Status for Saturday, April 20
For Saturday, April 20, vehicle reservations from Port Townsend are full until 8:30 p.m., and full from Coupeville until 9:10 p.m. Port Townsend is now staging for the 2:00 p.m. sailing. Standby will be loaded on a first come, first served basis. Walk-on space is available for both departures. Your alternate routes are Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton.
[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:13 AM]
Edm/King - Kingston Terminal Status - 1 Hour Wait, No WSP Boarding Pass
There is an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing Kingston. Washington State Patrol boarding passes are not required at this time. Updates will occur as conditions change.
[Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:03 AM]
Faunt/Va/SW - Fauntleroy Terminal Status - One Hour Wait
There is an estimated one-hour wait for drivers departing Fauntleroy. Updates will occur as conditions change.
[Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019 09:57 PM]
Ana/SJs/Sid - Repaving project closes Anacortes parking lot beginning April 13
The Anacortes Terminal Parking Lot A will be closed for about one month starting Saturday, April 13. Construction crews will repave the parking lot during the closure. The work is anticipated to be completed by mid-May. Lot A is directly adjacent to the passenger terminal and vehicles will not have access to the 15 min. pick-up/drop-off area. Bus turnaround access remains available.
During construction, access to seven ADA parking stalls will be maintained, and the south side of the parking lot (with new ADA parking stalls) will open by May 1. Additionally, Diamond Parking Lot will open the upper lots for additional parking. Those looking to drop-off and pickup passengers can use the bus turnaround lane.
[Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2019 01:01 PM]
Come Learn About the Future of Ferries at Upcoming Community Meetings
Mark your calendars! WSF and local Ferry Advisory Committees are hosting nine upcoming community meetings! Come learn about the future of ferries, proposed changes to fares, and local projects on your route.
Kingston: Monday, April 29, 6 p.m., Kingston Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Road NE, Kingston
Coupeville: Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m., Island County Commissioner’s Hearing Room 1, NE 7th St, Coupeville
Bremerton: Wednesday, May 8, 5:30 p.m., Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Avenue, Bremerton
Bainbridge Island: Thursday, May 9, 6 p.m., Bainbridge Island Senior Center, 370 Brien Drive SE, Bainbridge Island
Anacortes: Tuesday, May 14, 4 p.m., City Hall Municipal Building, 904 6th St, Anacortes
San Juan Islands: Wednesday, May 15, 5 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, 62 Henry Road, Eastsound
Southworth: Tuesday, May 21, 6 p.m., Harper Church, 10384 SE Sedgwick Road, Port Orchard
Mukilteo: Thursday, May 23. Mukilteo Multimodal Terminal Project open house 5 - 6 p.m., WSF Community Meeting 6 p.m. Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo
Vashon Island: Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m., Vashon Island High School, 9600 SW 204th Street, Vashon
For more information go to: http://bit.ly/WSF2019CommunityMeetings
[Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:13 AM]
Ana/SJs - Update - Reduced capacity through mid-May
The Anacortes/San Juan Islands routes will have reduced capacity through mid-May as the 90-car Sealth replaced the 144-car Hyak on the route. The vessel order during this period will be Elwha #1, Yakima #2, and Sealth #3 for the beginning of the Spring 2019 schedule.
Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and consider giving themselves extra time. For continued up-to-date information, customers can follow WSF's Twitter account. Passengers can also get real-time departure and arrival information using VesselWatch.
[Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 09:42 AM]
Sea/BI: Bainbridge passengers, prepare for construction delays starting April 15
Passengers traveling through the Bainbridge Island terminal should plan on giving themselves extra travel time for the next few months. The City of Bainbridge Island will begin construction on a series of safety improvement projects near the terminal starting on Monday, April 15. The project is scheduled to be completed in August.
Construction will affect all passengers. The sidewalk on the west side of Olympic Drive will be closed to pedestrians during the initial stages of the project beginning Monday, April 22. Eventually, sidewalks on both sides will need to close for short periods. Drivers should also expect some delays due to the nearby work, but there won’t be any lane closures.
Staff from the city will be aboard vessels on the route on Wednesday, April 10 to answer questions about the work. Customers can also get more information about the project by visiting the city’s website.
[Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2019 03:07 PM]
Sea/BI/Brem - ADA Alert - South elevator out of service at Colman Dock
The south elevator at the Seattle Terminal (Colman Dock), is out of service for necessary repairs. The north elevator is available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Updates will occur as soon as they become available.
[Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2019 07:42 PM]
Faunt/Va/SW - Limited Galley Service on the M/V Chimacum
Currently, there are limited galley items available on the #3 vessel, M/V Chimacum, due to maintenance issues with refrigeration. We apologize for any inconvenience. Updates will be provided when repairs have been completed.