You are Here:
Know before you goFrom 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. The rule doesn’t apply to commercial, U.S Navy or other Department of Defense vessels.
Information about the Hood Canal Bridge is located on the Common Questions web page.
Subscribe to Hood Canal Bridge text messages:
Send a text message to 468311 with the words "wsdot hood"
To unsubscribe send a text message to the same number with the words "wsdot stop"
Follow @wsdot_tacoma on Twitter
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 12:45 PM on Wednesday July 27 for boat traffic. Drivers can expect delays of up to 60 minutes.