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Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:27 PM

Sea/BI - Chilly Hilly Bicycle Classic, 2/25
On Sunday, Feb. 25, drivers should anticipate delays on the Seattle to Bainbridge Island route due to heavy bicycle traffic participating in the annual Chilly Hilly Bicycle Classic. More than 3,000 bicyclists are expected, and vehicle capacity will be limited on the 7:55 am, 8:55 am, 9:35 am, and 10:40 am departures from Seattle. Departing the Bainbridge Island Terminal, the heaviest traffic is expecting on sailings between 11:35 am and 3:00 pm. To minimize delays, WSF recommends that drivers consider alternative travel times or routes.

Friday, February 23, 2018 10:55 PM

Seattle Terminal Drop-In Outreach Project Feb. 27
Big changes are coming to the Seattle terminal this spring due to Colman Dock construction. Learn more and speak with project team members at our drop-in outreach event Feb. 27 inside the terminal building.

  • 5:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27

  • Friday, February 23, 2018 06:35 PM

    Ana/SJIs - Update - Galley service for M/V Hyak and M/V Elwha
    On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the M/V Hyak joined the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route as the #1 vessel. M/V Elwha will sail as the #2 vessel. Food service will be available on the upper decks, but all other upper deck access and seating will remain closed due to Coast Guard regulations for "Super" class vessels. Passengers will be able to purchase food and non-alcoholic beverage items in the upper deck galley and return to the lower passenger deck. (Please note that Washington State law prohibits the consumption of alcohol outside of the designated galley serving/seating area; therefore, alcoholic beverages cannot be sold on these vessels while the upper passenger deck is closed for the winter sailing schedule.)

    View the Anacortes Terminal Conditions page for galley hours for the vessels. Vessel numbers appear on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands Schedule next to each departure time.

    Friday, February 23, 2018 04:18 PM

    Sign-up for WSF's Customer Feedback Survey
    The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking customer feedback on Washington State Ferries, and invites you to join the Ferry Riders Opinion Group (FROG) at Take the Survey. Share your thoughts about WSF's customer service, reservations, fares, food, and more. Sign up today so you don't miss the next survey in early spring; you'll get a notification as soon as the survey goes live. We want to hear it all - the good, the bad, and everything in between. Thank you for your participation!

    Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:30 PM

    Sea/BI - Reminder - Agate Pass Bridge Cleaning 2/26-3/2
    During weekday hours, Monday, Feb. 26 through Friday, March 2, drivers can expect up to 30-minute delays during annual SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge cleaning and maintenance. Drivers are asked to add time for travel, minimize discretionary trips and avoid the bridge during work hours, if possible. More information is available at:

    Olympic Region Bridge Cleaning Program

    Saturday, February 24, 2018 10:32 PM

    PD/Tah - Roundabout Construction Near Point Defiance Terminal
    Work on Metro Parks Tacoma’s roundabout project at the Pearl Street entrance to Point Defiance Park began on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:00 a.m., and will last approximately two months. The Point Defiance terminal will be fully accessible during this time, but we advise allowing extra travel time due to construction delays. Please exercise caution when navigating this area.

    More information available at www.metroparkstacoma.org/dpd-roundabout

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:58 PM

    Sea/BI/Brem - Colman Dock construction work in vehicle lanes through April
    Colman Dock Project crews will work in the vehicle lanes on the trestle and underneath the terminal building from late January through April. For your safety, please stay clear of the active work zone and allow extra time to catch your sailing.

    Crews will reinforce a series of concrete terminal building columns with steel plates, and drill holes through the surface of the trestle to install utility infrastructure underneath the dock. Please visit the Colman Dock Project website for more information:

    Colman Dock Project

    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 02:00 PM

    Edm/King - ADA Alert - M/V Puyallup passenger elevator out of service
    The elevator in the passenger cabin of the M/V Puyallup is out of service. Passengers may contact the crew to use the service elevator. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Friday, February 23, 2018 03:20 PM

    Sea/Brem - ADA Alert - Chimacum #1 elevator is out of service
    The #1 elevator on the M/V Chimacum is temporarily out of service. Upper deck access is available via the #2 elevator. An ADA accessible restroom is also available on the car deck. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Updates will be provided as conditions change.

    Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:13 PM

    Sea/BI/Brem - Vehicle Access and Queuing Changes at Colman Dock Now in Place
    Starting June 27, the area in front of Colman Dock between Madison St. and Yesler Way will be used as vehicle lanes for tollbooth access and ferry queuing. Drivers may now enter Colman Dock from northbound Alaskan Way under the viaduct or via westbound Madison St. Vanpools, motorcycles and trucks may continue to enter the dock from Yesler Way. For more information, please visit the Project Website. These traffic pattern changes are in preparation of major construction to replace the aging and seismically-vulnerable Seattle ferry terminal. Colman Dock Traffic Access Changes.

    Friday, January 05, 2018 07:35 PM

    Sea/BI - Bainbridge Truck Traffic Must Use Marion Street Exit
    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 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:25 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.

    Friday, January 05, 2018 07:35 PM

    Muk/Clin - 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.