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[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 01:28 PM]

Sea/Brem - Reminder: Reduced capacity on Seattle/Brem route starting Aug. 26

Passengers driving onboard the Seattle/Bremerton route should plan on giving themselves extra travel time next week. The 90-vehicle capacity M/V Sealth will replace the 188-vehicle capacity M/V Walla Walla on the route starting Monday, Aug. 26. Unplanned vessel maintenance to one of the M/V Tacoma’s propellers forced a series of boat moves to maintain as much service as possible. The change will remain in place through at least Friday, Aug. 30.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue to provide updates as they become available.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 06:10 PM]

Ana/SJ's - Update - Yakima and Samish running 15-30 minutes behind

#2 Yakima is an estimated 15 minutes behind schedule. This delays the 6:20 p.m. from Lopez to Anacortes and the 7:25 p.m. from Anacortes to Shaw and Orcas.

#3 Samish is an estimated 30 minutes behind schedule. This delays the 6:45 p.m. from Anacortes to Lopez, and the 7:35 p.m. from Lopez to Anacortes.

Updates will be provided as conditions change. Please view VesselWatch  for real time arrival and departure times.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 04:38 PM]

PT/Coup - Update - Reservation Status for Saturday, August 24

For Saturday, August 24, vehicle reservations are full until 10:00 p.m. from Port Townsend and until 9:10 p.m. departing Coupeville. Limited standby space will be loaded on a first come, first serve basis. For drivers without a reservation, alternate routes are advised using Edmonds/Kingston or Mukilteo/Clinton. Reservation holders should plan to arrive 35 minutes in advance of their reserved time.

Reservations can be made until two hours before sailing time, so please check the WSDOT Mobile App or Save A Spot for cancellations or changes to existing reservations. Walk-on space is available for all departures.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 04:35 PM]

Edm/King - Kingston Terminal Status - 1 Hour Wait, No WSP Boarding Pass Required

There is an estimated one hour wait for drivers departing Kingston. Washington State Patrol boarding passes are not required at this time. Updates will occur as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 06:15 PM]

Muk/Clin - No extended wait for drivers departing Mukilteo

There is no longer an extended wait for drivers departing the Mukilteo terminal.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 06:07 PM]

Muk/Clin - Update - Both vessels running 20-30 minutes behind

Both vessels are an estimated 20-30 minutes behind schedule.  Updates will be provided as conditions change. Please view VesselWatch for real time departure and arrival times.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 06:13 PM]

Sea/BI - Update - Both vessels running an estimated 30-45 minutes behind

Both vessels are running an estimated 30-45 minutes behind schedule. This delays the Bainbridge 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:10 p.m. and 8:55 p.m. and the 5:35 p.m., 6:25 p.m., 7:20 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. from Seattle. See VesselWatch for real-time departures and arrivals. Updates will occur as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 04:35 PM]

Sea/Brem - Update - Chimacum an estimated 15 minutes behind schedule

M/V Chimacum is an estimated 15 minutes behind schedule. This delays the 5:30 p.m. from Seattle. Updates will be provided as conditions change. Please view VesselWatch for real time arrival and departure times.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 01:27 PM]

Seattle/BI/Brem – S. Jackson St. closed due to viaduct demolition starting 08/21

Drivers traveling through Colman Dock should expect increased congestion during the next few weeks. S. Jackson St. in Seattle is closed east of Alaskan Way S. which began Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 21 for viaduct demolition. Alaskan Way will also continue to be reduced to one lane in both directions between Yesler Way and King Street.

Drivers should continue to use northbound or southbound Alaskan Way S. to reach the vehicle holding area at Pier 48 and plan on giving themselves extra travel time. However, 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.

If you have additional questions about the road closure, or demolition of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct, email viaduct@wsdot.wa.gov or call 1-888-AWV-LINE (298-5463). Customers can also sign-up to receive email updates about the project.


[Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 03:22 PM]

Sea/BI/Brem - Big changes coming for walk-on customers at Colman Dock

In the coming weeks, people walking on or off a ferry in Seattle will encounter big changes as all ticketing and walk-on operations move out of the existing terminal building at Colman Dock and into the first section of the new structure to the south. Access will remain unchanged for customers boarding and offloading in a vehicle, bicycle or motorcycle.

An updated alert will be sent when a moving date is set.

For more information about the upcoming changes for walk-on passengers in Seattle, visit: http://bit.ly/ColmanWalkOnChanges


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2019 05:26 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - ADA Update - M/V Kittitas elevator back in service

The passenger elevator on the M/V Kittitas is back in service following maintenance and repair work.


[Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2019 04:05 PM]

Sea/BI - Temporary speed reduction near SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge started 7/27

Effective Saturday, July 27, drivers will have to travel at slower speeds approaching the SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge. WSDOT contractor crews are replacing the existing 45 mile-per-hour speed limit signs with 35 mile-per-hour speed limit signs. The temporary speed reduction will help keep travelers and WSDOT contractor crews safe while a containment system is set up to repaint the bridge. The reduced speed limit will remain in place until the work is complete for the season.

Drivers who cross the bridge may want to give themselves a little extra time to get to the Bainbridge terminal. More information is available at www.wsdot.wa.gov/travel/construction-updates/kitsap-mason


[Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 06:03 PM]

Muk/Clin - ADA Alert - Suquamish #2 elevator out of service

The #2 elevator on the Suquamish is out of service pending repairs. ADA restroom access is available on the car deck or via the #1 elevator on the vessel. Updates will be provided when repairs have been completed.


[Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2019 02:00 PM]

Sea/BI/Brem - LimePod car-sharing vehicles cannot board state ferries

LimePod car-sharing vehicles will need to stay in Seattle until further notice. Currently, the vehicles become disabled while sailing across the Puget Sound. Customers driving these vehicles should give themselves extra time to park their vehicle and walk aboard or find other means to drive on Bremerton or Bainbridge-bound ferries.


[Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 05:12 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.