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Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Edm/King - Reminder - SR 104 closed August 1-5; Detour to Kingston terminal
From Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5, State Route 104 will be closed between Miller Bay Road NE and Barber Cut-off Road. Kingston ferry traffic will be detoured during this time. Please follow detour signs and expect delays while WSDOT crews dig out and install a new culvert at Grovers Creek.

This project is part of an effort to improve fish passage in Grovers, Gamble, and Dogfish creeks. More information about the project is available at Project Information. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Edm/King - ADA Alert - Kingston's Men's Restroom Closed Until 8/1
The men's restroom, located at the lower lot, at the Kingston terminal will be closed until Mon., Aug. 1 due to necessary maintenance. The men's restroom located in the back lot will remain available. The women’s restroom will remain open. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Edm/King - ADA Alert - Puyallup Elevator Out of Service
The passenger elevator on the Puyallup is out of service. Passengers may contact the crew to use the service elevator. There is an ADA restroom available on the car deck. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Sea/BI/Brem - Overflow vehicle holding pattern at Colman Dock
Because of the SR-99 Tunnel and Elliott Bay Seawall projects, please be advised that on busy travel days this summer—particularly Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings—drivers departing the Seattle ferry terminal may need to use an on-street ferry holding lane when Colman Dock’s holding area reaches capacity. Be prepared to see uniformed police officers stationed at certain intersections to direct traffic.

  • Northbound drivers will be directed to the holding lane, which runs on southbound Alaskan Way.
  • Left turns from northbound Alaskan Way at Yesler Way will be limited to freight, motorcycles and vanpools only.

A map with the holding lane can be found at Colman Dock access.

Travelers should prepare for additional congestion along Alaskan Way and nearby streets as drivers adjust to the new configuration. Drivers headed to Bainbridge Island and Bremerton or dropping off passengers should arrive well ahead of scheduled sailing times or consider traveling during off-peak times.

If you have any questions or concerns about the ferry holding lane, please contact viaduct@wsdot.wa.gov or call the program hotline at 1-888-AWV-LINE (298-5463). If you have questions about Elliott Bay Seawall Project construction, email seawall@waterfrontseattle.org or call 206-618-8584.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Seattle Public Utilities Working on Pump Station
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is performing improvements to the existing pump station facility located along the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal. Work will begin March 21 and take about four months. Anticipated work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, with one ferry traffic lane closed between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. The parking lot near the entrance of the terminal will be closed during construction for staging. For more information, call SPU Project Manager Grace Manzano at (206) 233-1534.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Sea/Brem/BI - Colman Dock – All Vehicles Over 30-Feet Exit at Yesler Way
The existing Marion Street exit is closed and a temporary exit between Marion and Madison streets closer to the fire station is open. This change requires trucks and vehicles over 30-feet in length to use the Yesler Way exit because the turn radius at the new, temporary exit north of Marion Street is not wide enough for vehicles longer than 30 feet. The temporary exit changes are needed to make room for on-going Seawall Project construction adjacent to Colman Dock. Map.


Friday, July 29, 2016 02:53 PM

Anacortes/Sidney BC - Identification is Required
U.S. and Canadian citizens 16 years of age and older traveling to or from Sidney BC must have one of the following designated documents: current passport, current passport card, enhanced driver's license (EDL), or "trusted traveler" document such as a Nexus Card. Travelers must have required travel documents ready and in hand upon arrival at the tollbooth.