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Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

PT/Coup - Reservation Status for Thursday, April 19
For Thursday, April 19, vehicle reservations are only available for the 6:45 pm and 8:30 pm sailings from Port Townsend and the 9:10 pm sailing from Coupeville. Limited standby space on all sailings will be loaded on a first come, first served basis. If you have a reservation, it is recommended that you keep your reserved time and do not attempt to travel earlier or later as a standby.

Reservations can be made up to two hours before sailing time, so please check TakeaFerry for cancellations or changes to existing reservations. Walk-on space is available on all departures. Your alternate routes are Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 04:13 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Fauntleroy Terminal Wait Time - One Hour
There is an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing Fauntleroy due to heavy vehicle traffic boarding the vessels. Updates will occur as conditions change.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 03:14 PM

Sea/BI/Brem - Large crowds expected at Colman Dock for Mariners game 4/19
On April 19, the 12:40 p.m. Mariners game is expected to bring large crowds to Colman Dock during the evening commute. Due to reduced terminal capacity as part of the Colman Dock construction project, we advise all passengers to allow extra travel time and, when possible, to consider earlier or later sailings. Pre-purchasing tickets is highly recommended, and can be done online or at the Bremerton and Bainbridge Island terminals when departing for Seattle. WSF staff will be on hand at the terminal to help guide passengers during this time.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 03:13 PM

Correction: WSF 2040 Long Range Plan open house today 4/19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Time Correction: On Thursday, April 19, WSF is hosting an open house at the Cotton Building (607 Water St) in Port Townsend. Drop by anytime between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to learn more about the plan, meet the project team, and share your ideas. You can also view open house materials and provide feedback at an online open house until May 24 at WSF Long Range Plan


Thursday, April 19, 2018 03:13 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - WSF 2040 Long Range Plan open house in Southworth next week
WSF is hosting an open house at John Sedgwick Junior High School (8995 SE Sedgwick Road, Port Orchard) on Thursday, April 26. Drop by anytime between 6:00 p.m. and 8 p.m. to learn more about the plan, meet the project team, and share your ideas. You can also view open house materials and provide feedback at an online open house until May 24 at WSF Long Range Plan


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Sea/Brem - WSF 2040 Long Range Plan Open House on Wed. April 25
WSF is hosting an open house at the Kitsap Conference Center (100 Washington Ave) on Wednesday, April 25. Drop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. to learn more about the plan, meet the project team, and share your ideas. You can also view open house materials and provide feedback at an online open house until May 24 at WSF Long Range Plan


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Fa/Va/SW - WSF 2040 Long Range Plan open house in Vashon, Tues. April 24
WSF is hosting an open house at Vashon Island High School (9600 SW 204th St) on Tuesday, April 24. Drop by anytime between 6 and 8 p.m. to learn more about the plan, meet the project team, and share your ideas. You can also view open house materials and provide feedback at an online open house until May 24 at WSF Long Range Plan


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

PT/Coup - Spring and Summer SR 20 Construction
Customers travelling to the Port Townsend and Coupeville terminals during the spring and summer should be aware of resurfacing projects on SR 20 in Port Townsend and on Whidbey Island. Those travelling to the terminals should plan to allocate extra travel time to arrive at the terminals and are advised to use extra caution while travelling through these areas. Check the project websites below for more information, and check back for any updates prior to your future spring or summer travel. Reservation holders will also be provided up-to-date travel information in their reservation confirmations and reminders.

Project information:

Port Townsend

Coupeville


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Fauntleroy Paving Project - Update
On Monday, April 9, WSF and its contractor began paving work to preserve the Fauntleroy terminal. Work will take place from 7 p.m. - 4 a.m. from April 9 until the end of May. No work will be conducted Friday-Sunday nights. During the paving work, drivers and walk on customers should expect changes to loading and unloading procedures. Follow all instructions from terminal attendants. Customers will need to pick-up/drop-off passengers in the WSF designated area located southbound on Fauntleroy Way adjacent to the Metro bus stop at the top of the dock.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Reminder - Sealth in the #1 position beginning April 16
On April 16, due to required mechanical troubleshooting, the 90-vehicle Sealth began sailing in the #1 position on April 16, the 124-vehicle Cathlamet in the #2 position and the 124-vehicle Issaquah in the #3 position. Commuters are encouraged to arrive early. The galley will be open for service. We apologize for the inconvenience. Updates will occur when conditions change:

See the Spring Schedule:

Fauntleroy/Vashon Schedule

Fauntleroy/Southworth

Vashon/Southworth


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project

  • Passenger waiting area: Walk-on passengers will use a single, combined waiting area for Bremerton and Bainbridge Island sailings on the north side (Bainbridge Island side) of the terminal. This configuration will be in effect until early May while construction crews build a new combined waiting area on the other side of the terminal (Bremerton side) that will be in place until mid-2019.
  • Bremerton bike passengers: For your safety, please use the marked bike lane located next to the vehicle exit lanes on the south side of the dock (Yesler Way exit). There is construction activity and equipment in the vehicle holding lanes during the day. Do not ride through the vehicle holding lanes to exit Colman Dock.
  • Vehicle lane work: Crews will work in the vehicle lanes on the trestle and underneath the terminal building through April. For your safety, please stay clear of the active work zone and allow extra time to catch your sailing.
  • Bainbridge trucks over 40’: Due to construction channelization at Colman Dock, trucks longer than 40 feet offloading from Bainbridge must exit the Seattle terminal via Marion Street, Monday-Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • This work is part of ongoing construction of the Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Ana/SJs/Sidney - SR 20 Construction began Monday, April 2
Customers travelling to the Anacortes terminal during the spring and summer should be aware of construction planned at the intersection of SR 20/SR 20 Spur (Sharpes Corner) in Anacortes. Around-the-clock lane reductions started Monday, April 2 and are expected to be in place through summer. Those travelling to the terminal should plan to allocate extra travel time to arrive at the terminal and are advised to use extra caution while travelling through this area. Check the project website below for more information, and check back for any updates prior to your future spring or summer travel. Reservation holders will also be provided up-to-date travel information in their reservation confirmations and reminders.

SR 20 - Sharpes Corner Interchange project page


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Anacortes/Sidney BC - Identification is Required
U.S. and Canadian citizens 16 years of age and older traveling to or from Sidney BC must have one of the following designated documents: current passport, current passport card, enhanced driver's license (EDL), or "trusted traveler" document such as a Nexus Card. Travelers must have required travel documents ready and in hand upon arrival at the tollbooth.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Reminder - Fauntleroy Tollbooth & Traffic Changes
All drivers must stop at the tollbooth to buy or redeem tickets. Drivers will receive a destination card and a receipt, and will no longer have to stop again after the tollbooth to scan tickets. Instead, they must keep their destination cards visible, and will be directed to the appropriate holding lane.

WSF implemented these changes to the Fauntleroy traffic patterns with the aim of improving efficiency at the tollbooth during peak commute time.

Customers could still experience extended wait times during peak travel periods when volume of vehicles waiting to board exceeds capacity. Please follow all instructions from WSF staff and signs. For more information about the new procedure, please visit FVS Improvement. To purchase tickets online, visit Wave2Go.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 02:10 PM

Muk/Clin - ADA Pick Up and Drop Off at Clinton Must Enter Through Tollbooth
Customers using the ADA/limited mobility pick-up and drop-off area at the Clinton terminal must enter through the tollbooth instead of the transit bus lanes. Entering through the tollbooth helps keep car traffic out of the bus lanes and ensures your safety and security on the dock. Passengers that are able to walk a short distance can save time and avoid lineups at the tollbooth by using the designated drop-off/pick-up area across from the phone booth on Ferry Dock road. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.