- Construction at the terminal has begun. Customer detours due to construction activities will start on Feb.10. View a map of phase 1 construction impacts.
- Thanks to customers and community members who joined us on Jan. 21 at Bainbridge City Hall to learn more about the project.
- Project awarded to PHC Construction of Bainbridge Island.
We will retrofit the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal building to enhance earthquake safety, upgrade the public restrooms, and replace many aging building components.
Why is WSDOT
rehabilitating the Bainbridge Island terminal building?
The existing terminal building was built in 1955 and does not meet current seismic design codes, other building codes and energy efficiency guidelines. The public restrooms are inadequate and do not meet American Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines.
The End Result
The exterior walls of the terminal building will be stronger. Customers will notice the following:
- The public restrooms will be larger, in a new location and meet current codes.
- The inside tollbooths will be demolished, improving passenger flow through the building.
- Space will be created inside the building for the WSF vendor Commuter Comforts presently operating outside.
- The building will have all new exterior windows and sliding doors, a new roof, a new electrical panel, new light fixtures, and a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit.
This project will improve safety during an earthquake by retrofitting the building to current design codes. The main public restrooms will be enlarged to provide more capacity and meet design codes and ADA guidelines. The new roof will eliminate leaks. The new electrical panel will increase reliability and reduce maintenance on the panel, as well as allow a potential vendor to lease space inside the building. The overall energy efficiency of the building will increase with more efficient lighting and windows.
What is the project timeline?
- Aug. 2013 - Advertise for bids
- Nov. 2013 - Award contract
- Jan. 2014 - Begin construction
- Sept. 2014 - Project complete
- Federal: $1,690,000
- State: $3,015,000
- Total: $4,705,000
How can I get more information?
Nicole McIntosh - WSF Terminal Design Engineering Manager
Communications Manager Joy Goldenberg
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