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UPDATED: Gale warning threatens Lofall-South Point Hood Canal ferry route

Two foot ferries from South Point to Lofall will run every thirty minutes across the Hood Canal during the six week Hood Canal Bridge closure. Each ferry crossing takes about 20 minutes. The bridge will be closed for six weeks to replace the rusted east half pontoons and east and west trusses. - Brad Camp/Staff Photo
Two foot ferries from South Point to Lofall will run every thirty minutes across the Hood Canal during the six week Hood Canal Bridge closure. Each ferry crossing takes about 20 minutes. The bridge will be closed for six weeks to replace the rusted east half pontoons and east and west trusses.
— image credit: Brad Camp/Staff Photo

A Gale Warning is disrupting service on the Lofall-South Point water shuttle route across the Hood Canal, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

The Hood Canal Bridge is currently closed.

Ferries scheduled to run across the canal between 4 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. today are cancelled, as are their connecting transit runs.

The DOT will reevaluate hourly until the shuttle service can resume. Commuters are advised to check 5-1-1 for updates.

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