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Low tides could delay large vehicles riding Pierce County ferries begining Wednesday

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Aug. 27, 2012 at 4:25 pm with No Comments »
August 27, 2012 4:25 pm

Low tides from Wednesday to Sunday may result in postponed trips for Pierce County ferry riders with large vehicles, such as RVs or vehicles pulling a trailer.

Such riders may be asked to wait for a later ferry during the low tides to accommodate load restrictions, though some large vehicles may be allowed, according to Pierce County.

Large vehicle restrictions are possible:

• Aug. 29: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Aug. 30: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Aug. 31: 10:20 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Sept. 1: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Sept. 2: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Riders can call the marine superintendent at (253) 588-5290 to check which ferry they should take during those times.

Pierce County ferry service goes between Steilacoom, Anderson Island and Ketron Island.

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