2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 12:00

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries has initiated use of a whale alert app and web-based system this week that will provide ferry captains more accurate and updated location information for southern resident orcas and other whales throughout Puget Sound. Access to Ocean Wise’s Whale Report Alert System (WRAS) is only granted to the commercial maritime operators such as ferries, ships and tugs. It is not available for public use or for whale watch operators.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 09:00

SEATTLE – To thank customers for their patience during recent Colman Dock construction changes, Washington State Ferries is throwing an appreciation event for many of its Seattle riders on Thursday, Oct. 3. Festivities will take place in conjunction with WSF’s annual Seahawks floating pep rally featuring Seahawks legend Edwin Bailey.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 15:34

BELFAIR – Community members are invited to attend an open house to learn more about a new route for travelers between Mason and Kitsap counties.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 09:16

Gov. Jay Inslee joined state and local officials at the Port of Tacoma today to help The Washington Department of Transportation kickoff the construction phase on the Puget Sound Gateway Program.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 11:23

Ferry customers who use the Point Defiance Terminal now have double the holding lane capacity and a smooth roadway to drive on.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 14:44

Travelers who use southbound Interstate 5 past the Tacoma Mall will soon see changes to the highway as early as the morning of Saturday, Sept. 21.

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 14:18

SEATTLE – People walking on or off a ferry at the biggest ferry terminal in the state will encounter big changes on Sunday, Sept. 15. That’s when Washington State Ferries will move all ticketing and walk-on operations out of the existing terminal building at Colman Dock and into the first section of the new terminal building to the south. Access will remain unchanged for people headed to the dock in a vehicle, bicycle or motorcycle.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 07:36

LACEY – Travelers who use the Marvin Road Northeast (State Route 510) overpass in Lacey will need to plan extra travel time for an upcoming around-the-clock total weekend closure.

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 10:00

EDMONDS – A half-million people are projected to ride a Washington state ferry between Thursday, Aug. 29, and Tuesday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day weekend. That’s enough to fill Husky Stadium seven times.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 10:12

Just in time for Labor Day weekend, Washington State Department of Transportation bridge crews have reopened the westbound State Route 16 HOV lane across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to travelers.

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