Ferry Replacement Project
Date(s) - 01/25/18
Guemes Island Community Center
As a reminder, the Board of County Commissioners will host a ferry public forum to discuss the Guemes Island Ferry Replacement Project. Please join Skagit County Board of Commissioners Chair Ken Dahlstedt, Commissioner Lisa Janicki and Commissioner Ron Wesen along with Public Works staff and a representative from Glosten for a discussion about the Guemes Island Ferry Replacement Project. We encourage all Skagit County residents to attend.
When: Thursday, January 25, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Guemes Island Community Center – 7549 Guemes Island Road
What: Ferry Replacement Project
Who: Skagit County Commissioners, Captain Rachel Rowe, Glosten
Agenda items include:
- Funding/financial plan
- Environmental review
- Concept Design
The project is now officially at 30% design, and the following design studies are available for review (Please note that all of these studies and reports are still in preliminary stages; changes could occur to any or all of them):
Concept Design General Arrangement Drawings – skagitcounty.net/PublicWorksFerryReplacement/Documents/designreport/1c_Concept%20Design%20Drawings%20-%20GA.pdf
Concept Design Structural Drawings – skagitcounty.net/PublicWorksFerryReplacement/Documents/designreport/1c_Concept%20Design%20Drawings%20-%20Structure.pdf
Transportation System Assessment – skagitcounty.net/PublicWorksFerryReplacement/Documents/designreport/2b_Transportation%20System%20Assessment.pdf
Skagit County has applied for up to $10 million in funding through the County Ferry Capital Improvement Program. This is a grant program administered by the County Road Administration Board (CRAB). The application packet can be found at skagitcounty.net/PublicWorksFerryReplacement/Documents/CFCIP%20Application%20Consolodated%20-%20Guemes%20Island.pdf.
For more information about the ferry replacement project and what happens next, please see our most recent newsletter at skagitcounty.net/PublicWorksFerry/Documents/newsletter/newsletter1217.pdf.
Captain Rachel Rowe
Ferry Operations Division Manager
Skagit County Public Works
Anacortes Terminal – 500 I Ave. Anacortes, WA 98221
Ferry Office: (360) 293-6433 Cell: (360) 333-1496
Direct Line: (360) 416-1466 Fax: (360) 293-1899
Source: Skagit County Email on 1.11.2018