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Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Sea/Brem - Changes at Colman Dock for Bremerton customers - Reminder
Starting on Monday, Nov. 26, all Bremerton sailings will arrive and depart from the middle slip (slip 2). All off-loading traffic will exit Colman Dock from the north exit at Marion Street only. These changes will last until summer 2019 and are needed to make the most space available on the dock for vehicles waiting for the ferry during construction to replace Colman Dock.

Construction update: Starting this month, the entire north half of Colman Dock will be closed off for construction. Work activity includes removing nearly all of the dock down to the water line and building a new steel and concrete deck supported by sturdy steel piles. Work also continues on the south trestle with continuing construction of the new terminal building and passenger-only ferry dock. The loudest work will be done during daylight hours, up to seven days a week. Disposable earplugs are available from any Colman Dock terminal staff member. For more information, please visit the Colman Dock Project website.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Sea/BI - Changes at Colman Dock for Bainbridge Island customers - Reminder
Starting on Monday, Nov. 26, all Bainbridge Island sailings will arrive and depart from the southernmost slip (slip 1). All off-loading traffic will exit Colman Dock from the south exit at Yesler Way only. In addition, all bicycles and motorcycles will be directed to wait for the ferry in the southernmost lanes. These changes will last until summer 2019 and are needed to make the most space available on the dock for vehicles waiting for the ferry during construction to replace Colman Dock.

Construction update: Starting this month, the entire north half of Colman Dock will be closed off for construction. Work activity includes removing nearly all of the dock down to the water line and building a new steel and concrete deck supported by sturdy steel piles. Work also continues on the south trestle with continuing construction of the new terminal building and passenger-only ferry dock. The loudest work will be done during daylight hours, up to seven days a week. Disposable earplugs are available from any Colman Dock terminal staff member. For more information, please visit the Colman Dock Project website.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Edm/King - Reminder - Kingston Terminal Drop-Off/Pick-Up Location Change
Reminder - Please be advised that beginning Monday, November 26 the general drop-off/pick-up area at the Kingston Terminal will be moved to a new location. New staging lanes will be used by Kitsap Transit buses to better accommodate the public utilizing the new Kitsap Transit Fast Ferry and Washington State Ferries at the Kingston Terminal. Please note the following changes:

  • The general public pick up/drop off will be located on Washington Blvd NE, between SR 104 and Central Ave. Drivers wishing to access to the passenger drop-off/pick-up area will utilize the far right local access lane when approaching the terminal, and will take a right turn on to Washington Blvd, just prior to the tollbooths.
  • ADA accessibility drop-off/pick-up is provided in the vehicle holding area, south of the bus staging area. Vehicles will utilize lane 2 for access to this area. All vehicles must stop at tollbooth prior to dropping passengers off. Tollbooth attendants can also direct vehicles to the appropriate ADA drop-off/pick-up area.
  • New BUS ONLY transit lanes will be located in terminal holding area. Kitsap Transit will stage in Lane 1, stenciled as BUS ONLY.
  • Kitsap Transit will access Booth #1 from the local lane, please allow buses to merge.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Edm/King - 144-car Hyak replaced 188-car Spokane on Saturday, Dec. 1
On Saturday, Dec. 1, due to necessary maintenance, the 144-car Hyak replaced the 188-car Spokane on the Edmonds/Kingston route. Drivers should plan accordingly for a temporary reduction in capacity for approximately two weeks. The Hyak will sail as the #2 vessel. Please check the Edmonds / Kingston Schedule for affected departures.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Sea/Brem/BI - New bicycle entrance on south side of toll plaza
There is now a bicycle-only entrance on the south end of the toll plaza to Colman Dock. The new bicycle entrance is located close to the lanes where bicycles heading to Bainbridge Island wait for the ferry. You can access the new entrance from the sidewalk, or from the main toll plaza entrance on South Jackson Street. There will be an attendant available weekdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please show your ticket to the attendant. The ORCA card reader will be activated on Wednesday, Dec. 5.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Edm/King - Edmonds traffic sign experiencing technical difficulties
The traffic sign approaching the Edmonds terminal is experiencing technical difficulties. Drivers are advised to refer to the WSF website for terminal wait times. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the issue.

Edmonds Terminal Conditons


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

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Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

Faunt/Va/SW - Southworth Vehicle Staging Procedure
Effective immediately due to safety reasons, drivers are advised that vehicles will queue up (line up on SE Sedgwick Rd) and proceed on a first come, first serve basis to the toll booth for the next available sailing. If a line exists from the tollbooth to the intersection at SE Southworth Drive and SE Sedgwick Highway, all vehicles must line up in the ferry line on Sedgwick Highway. These changes have been made for safety and for the first come, first serve loading process.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

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.


Saturday, December 08, 2018 05:00 AM

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.