SMS - Terms of service

Learn more about our terms of service for text messaging, how to stop and start the service and who to contact for help. 

WSDOT SMS Alerts

The WSDOT SMS Alerts will notify you of delays of two hours or longer, planned construction and road closures that may impact traffic and travel times.

Message and data rates may apply. 

Receive text message alerts about closures and delays by texting the number 468311 with the words "WSDOT Snoqualmie"

If you are experiencing issues with the messaging program you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance, or you can get help directly by sending us an email to webfeedback@wsdot.wa.gov.

Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you. Message frequency varies. You will receive around several texts a week. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.

If you have any questions regarding privacy, please read our privacy policy.

Washington State Ferries SMS Alerts

The Ferries SMS Alerts will notify you of schedule and route changes as soon as we know them.

Message and data rates may apply. 

You can cancel the SMS service at any time. Just text "STOP" to the short code 43597. After you send the SMS message "STOP" to us, we will send you an SMS message to confirm that you have been unsubscribed. After this, you will no longer receive SMS messages from us. If you want to join again, just sign up on our website and we will start sending SMS messages to you again.

If you are experiencing issues with the messaging program you can reply with the keyword HELP for more assistance, or you can get help directly from our customer service desk or by calling 206-464-6400

Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

As always, message and data rates may apply for any messages sent to you from us and to us from you. Message frequency varies. You will receive around several texts a week. If you have any questions about your text plan or data plan, it is best to contact your wireless provider.

If you have any questions regarding privacy, please read our privacy policy.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.