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[Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 10:05 AM]
Muk/Clin - Anticipated Vessel Delays w/ #1 Kitsap and #2 Samish
Both vessels on the Mukilteo/Clinton route are operating at reduced speeds today due to needed propulsion system and engine repairs. Schedule delays and longer wait times are anticipated throughout the service day. Updates will be provided when more details are available. The #1 vessel Kitsap is currently running 15 minutes behind schedule. VesselWatch
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:41 PM]
Sea/BI/Brem - Reminder - Series of Alaskan Way Lane Closures Near Colman Dock
People driving to and from Colman Dock during the next several weeks will need to give themselves extra time to get to and from the terminal. Alaskan Way South has been reduced to one lane in each direction between South Jackson and Dearborn streets which started at 4 a.m. on Friday, June 14 until the end of viaduct demolition work this summer. The lane reduction will extend north as work progresses. The narrower roadway gives contractor crews demolishing the Alaskan Way Viaduct the necessary room to tear down this section of the viaduct.
We appreciate your continued patience during this important project. If you have additional questions about the road closure, or demolition of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-AWV-LINE (298-5463). Customers can also sign-up to receive email updates about the project.
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:35 PM]
Sea/BI/Brem - Lane closures near Colman Dock began Monday, July 15
Customers driving through Colman Dock should give themselves extra time to enter and exit the terminal. Yesler Way is now closed near the terminal starting. Alaskan Way has also been reduced to one lane in each direction between Columbia Way and South Washington Street. Both closures will remain in place for several weeks to facilitate the ongoing demolition of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Due to the nearby construction, drivers will be directed to continue traveling north or south on Alaskan Way if both holding areas on both Pier 52 and Pier 48 are full. Passengers driving aboard are encouraged to consider walking on if possible.
We appreciate your continued patience. If you have additional questions about the road closure, or demolition of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, email email@example.com or call 1-888-AWV-LINE (298-5463). Customers can also sign-up to receive email updates about the project.
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 05:00 AM]
Sea/BI/Brem - Big changes for walk-on customers start in August at Colman Dock
To help keep ferry riders informed of big changes coming to the dock this summer, we are hosting a series of in-person, drop-in outreach sessions July 9-25. Colman Dock Project staff will be on hand at each session to provide information about upcoming construction activities and temporary July 13-15 sailing schedule, as well as walk-on access changes that will take effect as soon as August 2019. View outreach dates and times:
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:21 AM]
Muk/Clin - Kitsap temporarily replaces Suquamish on route
The M/V Kitsap is now operating on the Mukilteo/Clinton route while the M/V Suquamish undergoes its federally mandated annual inspection. The 144-vehicle Suquamish is scheduled to return to the route on Thursday, July 18 once it’s cleared for service by the U.S. Coast Guard. Until then, the 124-vehicle Kitsap will run on the route in its place.
Customers may want to give themselves extra travel time while the smaller vessel is on the route. We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue to send updates as they become available.
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 10:01 AM]
Muk/Clin - Clinton terminal restrooms closed for repairs
Restrooms at the Clinton terminal are closed for necessary repairs. A repair status will be provided once more information is available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
[Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2019 04:39 PM]
Reminder - Exploring Partnerships for Anacortes Ferry Terminal Improvements
The Washington State Department of Transportation is partnering with the Port and City of Anacortes to explore innovative public-private partnerships to enhance the 35-acre ferry terminal site. This could include commercial opportunities such as retail stores, lodging and food options. WSDOT would like to hear from Anacortes and San Juan Islands residents, tribes and ferry passengers to ensure these opportunities meet your priorities.
Please take a moment to fill out a brief online survey to share your ideas about potential opportunities for the ferry terminal property. To take the survey, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WSDOTAnacortesSurvey. The survey will only be available for a few weeks. You can learn more about the project at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Funding/Partners/AnacortesFerryTerminal.htm.
[Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:35 PM]
Ana/Sidney - ADA - Chelan Elevator Temporarily Out of Service
Correction: The passenger elevator on the international vessel, M/V Chelan, is temporarily out of service pending repairs. There is an ADA accessible restroom available on the car deck. Updates will be provided when repairs have been completed.
[Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2019 04:04 PM]
ALL ROUTES - Transportation commission seeks feedback on proposed fare increases
The Washington State Transportation Commission is looking for feedback on proposed fare increases for the next two years that will take effect in October. You can learn more about the fare changes and provide comments via the Transportation Commission’s online open house
You can also submit feedback by emailing the transportation commission at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Ferry Fares” in the subject line. The commission will hold its final hearing on the fare proposal at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Puget Sound Regional Council’s Board Room, 1011 Western Ave., Suite 500, Seattle.