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Bainbridge Ferry reopens for biking (and other vehicles)

Photo from roadway level of a crane moving a span into place.
Photo from WSF.

Despite a scary incident moving the spans from the barge to the terminal, early in the project, crews reopened access to the vehicle deck on the Bainbridge Ferry Tuesday evening, hours earlier than originally planned. So people can now bike onto the ferry again after nearly a week operating as walk-on only.

Crews closed all access to the vehicle deck at the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal as part of a project to build a new walkway bridge.

Below is a time lapse from Washington State Ferries showing them placing one of the spans, which also makes it rather clear why access to the vehicle deck had to be closed.


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