Construction begins on temporary Water Taxi location, marking start of Colman Dock project

If the giant crane and barge weren’t a complete giveaway, the sounds of pile-driving on the Seattle waterfront are another indication that work on King County Water Taxi’s temporary location is underway. Tuesday marked the first day that in-water construction could take place on Washington State Department of Transportation’s Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock…

Recently installed fencing at Colman Dock indicates the temporary location of the King County Water Taxi. It's located more than 500 feet north of the existing terminal.

Signs of Water Taxi’s future terminal everywhere

There’s another crane in Seattle, and it’s on our waterfront. As many of our passengers have observed, we’re seeing visual signs of construction at Washington State Ferries’ Colman Dock. Work on the Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project will start with the temporary relocation of our facility to the north side while crews build our…

This is a onceptual design of the future Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project, which includes a new passenger-only terminal for riders of King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Fast Ferry service. Photo courtesy of Washington State Ferries.

No Water Taxi service during dock construction in early August; Riders encouraged to consider travel options, attend open house June 21

Riders of the King County Water Taxi will need to make other transportation plans for up to 10 days starting in early August. Both routes of the popular foot and bike ferry service will be suspended while their crews move the Water Taxi’s float on the Seattle waterfront from the south end of Colman dock…