WSDOT Vessels to Undergo Repairs

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

WSDOT will reduce Seattle/Bremerton ferry service to one 144-auto ferry and supplemental passenger-only service at the beginning of the service day on Tuesday morning, Oct. 7. This will allow WSDOT to restore two-boat service on the Edmonds/Kingston route. The 188-car that was operating on the Edmonds/Kingston route had to be removed from service on Monday for repairs. WSDOT has no spare vessels because several vessels are out of service for regularly scheduled maintenance and inspections.

To fill in for the , WSDOT will move the 144-car Hyak to the Edmonds/Kingston route, along with the 188-car . The 144-car Kaleetan will continue to serve the Seattle/Bremerton route. In addition, WSDOT will contract with private operator Victoria Express for passenger-only service to supplement the single auto-ferry service. A complete schedule is available at www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.

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