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CONTACT:
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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
Tina.Bundy@VDOT.virginia.gov

FRED-59547

Aug. 24, 2012



MERRY POINT FERRY CLOSED FOR REPAIR
Ferry in Lancaster County is expected to be out of service until next week

FREDERICKSBURGThe Merry Point Ferry service in Lancaster County has temporarily ceased operations due to a broken cable.

 

Repair work is estimated to take until next week to complete. No ferry service will operate during this time. Additional notices will be released when the ferry returns to service.

 

The Merry Point Ferry service is located on Route 604 in Lancaster. It crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River. It is operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

 

More information about the Merry Point Ferry is available on www.virginiaDOT.org:

 

http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/merry_point_ferry.asp.

 

Motorists can find real-time information about traffic incidents and congestion on VDOT’s 24-hour travel information website, www.511Virginia.org. 511Virginia is also available by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.

 

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