Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344

LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560


Sept. 30, 2015

Merry Point, Sunny Bank ferries will not operate until further notice due to high water

FREDERICKSBURG — Service on the Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunny Bank Ferry in Northumberland County has been suspended until further notice due to high water and weather conditions.

The Merry Point Ferry is located on Route 604, and crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River. Sunny Bank Ferry is located on Route 644, and crosses the Little Wicomico River.

Motorists can call 511, visit or use VDOT’s 511Virginia free mobile app to find real-time information on ferry service. Motorists can also use 511Virginia to view information on road conditions, traffic and work zone information in any area of the state.


VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.

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