Hood Canal Bridge Area Traffic Alerts and Cameras

Traveler Notice

Know before you go
From May 22nd to September 30th each year, private vessels (pleasure craft) are prohibited from requiring a drawspan opening from 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. daily which is during the peak afternoon commute. The rule doesn’t apply to commercial, U.S Navy or other Department of Defense vessels.

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Scheduled Openings

By law, WSDOT is required to open the Hood Canal Bridge drawspan to mariners within one hour’s notice, and motorists are advised to expect up to 60-minute delays with each opening. If no drawspan openings are listed immediately below, no non-military drawspan openings are scheduled.

The bridge drawspan will open at approximately 1:15 PM on Friday May 27 for boat traffic. Drivers can expect delays of up to 60 minutes.

Listed openings are for commercial and pleasure craft only