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[Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:19 PM]

Series of Alaskan Way Lane Closures Near Colman Dock Started Friday, June 14
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 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.

There will also be a separate overnight full closure of Alaskan Way South near Colman Dock beginning Monday evening, June 17. Alaskan Way South will be closed to all traffic between Yesler Way and Marion Street from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. This closure will allow construction crews to set the temporary Marion Street Pedestrian Bridge across Alaskan Way along Columbia Street.

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 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: Friday, June 14, 2019 08:02 PM]

PT/Coup - Port Townsend/Coupeville Down to One-Boat Service Starting Monday 6/24
The Port Townsend/Coupeville route will be reduced to one-boat service the week of June 24 due to unexpected vessel maintenance for two boats in the fleet.

Customers are strongly encouraged to make a reservation if they plan on sailing during this week. Space for standby vehicles will be available, however; wait times could be significant. Travelers can also use Edmonds/Kingston as an alternate route.

Existing reservation holders whose original sailing has been cancelled can change their reservation to a different sailing. Passengers with existing reservations also have the option to use their existing reservation to sail on the next departure after their original sailing.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Maintenance crews will be working as quickly as possible to make the necessary vessel repairs and return the route to full capacity.

[Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:13 PM]

Muk/Clin - Mukilteo/Clinton Reduced to One-Boat Service Mid-Day on Tuesday, 6/18
Customers should plan for extended mid-day waits on the Mukilteo/Clinton route on Tuesday, June 18. The route will be down to one-boat service for several hours. The Tokitae must undergo a Coast Guard mandated inspection and will be out of service from 9 a.m. to about 3 p.m. With no replacement vessels available to supplement service, the following sailings have been cancelled:

Out of Clinton:

  • 9 a.m.
  • 10 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.
  • Noon
  • 1 p.m.
  • 2 p.m.
  • 3:05 p.m.

Out of Mukilteo:

  • 9:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • 12:30 p.m.
  • 1:30 p.m.
  • 2:35 p.m.
  • 3:35 p.m.

We apologize for the inconvenience and will continue to send updates as they are available. If you have additional questions, please contact our customer service center at 206-440-6400. Staff is available 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week.

[Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:02 PM]

PT/Coup - Tidal Cancellations for Sunday, June 16
Tidal currents will cancel one or more sailings from Port Townsend and Coupeville in June. Please see our Tidal Cancellations table for a complete list of affected dates and departures.

On Sunday, June 16, due to tidal currents, the 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. from Port Townsend and the 7:15 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. from Coupeville are cancelled. Your alternate routes are Edmonds/Kingston and Mukilteo/Clinton.

[Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2019 10:20 PM]

Fauntleroy maintenance continues, cancels several late night sailings June 19-20
Several late night cancellations will continue next week to allow crews to perform needed maintenance work at the Fauntleroy terminal. The following sailings will be cancelled the night of Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20:

  • Fauntleroy to Vashon and Southworth: 11:45 p.m., 1:00 a.m. and 2:20 a.m.
  • Vashon to Fauntleroy: 10:50 p.m., 12:10 a.m. and 1:25 a.m.
  • Southworth to Fauntleroy: 11:10 p.m., 12:30 a.m. and 1:45 a.m.

Service will continue between Vashon and Southworth as scheduled. We apologize for the disruption to service. The cancelled sailings will give crews space to complete maintenance work that will improve safety and reduce noise caused by vehicles travelling across the transfer span at Fauntleroy.

[Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2019 06:19 AM]

F/V/S - Reminder: Vashon Passengers Could Face Delays to Terminal Through June
Vashon passengers should plan for possible delays to the terminal starting today through the end of the month. King County will begin intermittent lane restrictions from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Vashon Highway Southwest from Cunliffe Road Southwest to Southwest Pohl Road. The work is expected to be completed on Friday, June 28, but the schedule is subject to change. This restriction will allow work crews to complete necessary guardrail maintenance in the area.

For more information, please visit King County's website for the project.

[Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2019 09:18 PM]

Sea/BI - ADA Alert - Elevator on the M/V Tacoma is out of service
The elevator on the M/V Tacoma is out of service. Passengers may contact the crew to use the service elevator. We apologize for the inconvenience. Updates will occur when more information is available.

[Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2019 10:30 PM]

Muk/Clin - ADA Alert - #1 elevator on M/V Suquamish is out of service
The #1 elevator on the M/V Suquamish on the Mukilteo/Clinton route, is out of service. The number 2 elevator is available for customer use. Updates will occur as more information becomes available. We apologize for the inconvenience.

[Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2019 08:11 PM]

Sea/Brem - ADA Alert - Chimacum #1 Elevator is out of service
The M/V Chimacum #1 Elevator is out of service, #2 elevator is still available. Both are ADA compliant elevators. Please ask a crew member if you require assistance.

[Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019 04:00 PM]

Summer vehicle reservations are now available
Whether you’re booking for the first time or this is an annual tradition, check out these five tips to give you an edge on securing a reservation: Five tips when making a vehicle reservation during Ferries’ busiest time of the year.

[Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019 03:59 PM]

All Routes - Peak Season Surcharge in effect May 1 through Sept. 30
Beginning Wednesday, May 1, 2019, through September 30, 2019, the peak season surcharge will go into effect for single vehicle and driver fares. Multi-ride products and passenger fares are not affected by this seasonal increase. For details, visit: General Fare Information and Current Fares.