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Posted on: March 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Overnight ferry outage planned March 31-April 1

The Whatcom Chief will be out of service from 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, until the first scheduled run at 5:40 a.m. on Friday, April 1. The Gooseberry Point apron will be locked into place for geotechnical work during this outage, and ferry service will be unavailable, including for emergencies. 

In summary:

  • The Lummi Island Ferry will be out of service from 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 until the first scheduled run at 5:40 a.m. on Friday, April 1. 
  • The last evening run from the Gooseberry Point side will be at 9:10 p.m. 
  • The last evening run from the Lummi Island side will be at 9:00 p.m.  
  • Due to the Gooseberry Point apron being pinned and locked into place, there will be no runs during the outage including any emergency runs.
  • No additional runs will be made to clear the docks after the last posted run time. 
  • This outage must start on time; travelers should plan accordingly for island travel. 

The Public Works Department would like to thank everyone in advance for their cooperation and patience during this necessary testing.  

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