Routine inspections halt Lummi Island ferry midday Wednesday


LUMMI ISLAND - The Whatcom Chief, the ferry to Lummi Island, is scheduled to be out of service from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, for maintenance and inspection of the approach spans that vehicles use to access the ferry.

The last run from Gooseberry Point will be 10:10 a.m. The last run from Lummi Island will be 10:20 a.m. The work depends on the weather, so the schedule could change.

Details: Whatcom County Public Works Director Frank Abart, 360-676-6692.

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