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Still Just 1 Ferry Between
Coupeville and Ft. Townsend
Crab season has not been easy for ferry service between Whidbey Island and the Olympic Peninsula. When the M/V Salish ran aground, what the ferry system calls a “soft grounding” at the Coupeville terminal, it seemed like a minor thing. But inspectors found that the propulsion system had been seriously damaged by crab pot lines getting tangled in the shaft. Since then, the M/V Salish has been sent to dry dock for repairs. Because the state has a shortage of replacement boats, this run is down to one boat until further notice.
View the current adjusted schedule here…
30 Miles of Repaving on Whidbey Island Now Done
The worn places are gone, the potholes have been filled and now it’s smooth sailing along the main highway down the middle of Whidbey Island.
After a summer filled with (mostly) nighttime construction, the paving is over, the striping is mostly done. There’s just a bit if tyding up to do to. But, essentially, as far as drivers are concerned, it’s all over!