Archive for the ‘Alerts’ Category

This is a message from King County Road Services Division: From Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 20, lane striping work will take place on Vashon Island. The work will begin on Vashon Highway SW and then extend to other roads throughout the island. Motorists should plan ahead for possible delays and avoid passing the […]

POOR AIR QUALITY ALERT

August 13th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Poor Air Quality Alert This is a message from the National Weather Service: …SMOKE FROM SURROUNDING WILDFIRES MAY RESULT IN POOR AIR QUALITY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY… Upper level high pressure and offshore surface flow will allow for smoke aloft from wildfires around the region to mix down into the lower atmosphere. Air quality sensors […]

Maintenance Work on Vashon ferry terminal – August 13-16 Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: On August 13 – 16, contractors will be performing maintenance work on the slips at the Vashon Island terminal. They will have access to one slip at a time, allowing regular loading/unloading on the other slip. When both slips […]

Allow Extra Time for Ferry Travel Vashon Highway paving resumes this week at the north end of the Island. Crews will continue grinding and paving from the north end ferry terminal to SW 132nd Place. That’s right around the Y intersection with Cedarhurst Road and the real estate office. All traffic leaving the ferry will […]

EXPECT DELAYS AT NORTH END

August 3rd, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Chetzemoka Returns, Sealth Still Out Washington Sate Ferries reports south end ferry service has been restored with repair of a steering problem on the Chetzemoka. Meanwhile, at the north end, the Sealth continues out of service until further notice due to problems with the number one engine. Vessel maintenance crews are working on the problem. […]

MAJOR FERRY DISRUPTIONS

August 3rd, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Expect Significant Friday Afternoon Ferry Delays Washington Sate Ferries reports ferry outages at both the north end and the south end of the Island. At the north end, the Sealth continues out of service until further notice due to problems with the number one engine. Vessel maintenance crews are working on the problem. Expect major […]

Expect Friday Afternoon Ferry Delays Washington Sate Ferries reports the Sealth is out of service until further notice due to problems with the number one engine. Vessel maintenance crews are working on the problem. That means the ferries will be on the two boat schedule with some canceled sailings until the problem can be repaired. […]

Allow Extra Time for Ferry Travel Today through Friday, crews will resume paving work on Vashon Highway. Work this week will run from the north end ferry terminal south to SW 132nd place. That’s right around the Y intersection with Cedarhurst Road and the real estate office. Work has been scheduled from 7:00am to 5:00pm. […]

FAUNTLEROY TWO HOUR WAIT

July 27th, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Two Hour wait leaving Fauntleroy Here’s a message from Washington State Ferries: Drivers will encounter an estimated Two hour wait departing Fauntleroy due to heavy vehicle traffic boarding the vessels. All vessels running approximately 15-30 minutes late. For more information, please visit the WSF website at: Washington State Ferries Web site This message was posted […]

VASHON HIGHWAY PAVING CONTINUES

July 22nd, 2018 - Posted in Alerts

Road Paving: Here’s a message from King County Roads… From Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26, grinding and paving work will occur in the northbound lane from SW Burton Drive to SW Cemetery Road. On Friday, July 27, work is anticipated to begin at SW 156th Street and head northbound toward the Southworth/Fauntleroy Ferry […]

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