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FRED-82701

May 27, 2015



NEW SUMMER HOURS OF OPERATION FOR SUNNY BANK FERRY
Extended Saturday service starts June 1

FREDERICKSBURG—Starting next week, the Sunny Bank Ferry in Northumberland County will operate longer on Saturdays to better accommodate passenger demand on summer weekends.

 

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is extending Saturday service by 4 hours after consulting with Northumberland County officials and reviewing ridership data.

 

Ferry service will begin one hour later at 9 a.m. on Mondays−Thursdays to accommodate the additional service on Saturdays.

 

The modified schedule will operate from June 1, 2015 until Sept. 7, 2015.

 

SUMMER HOURS OF OPERATION

 

Monday-Thursday

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Friday

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Saturday

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Sunday

No ferry service

 

Sunny Bank Ferry is located on Route 644 in Northumberland County, and crosses the Little Wicomico River.

More information about the Sunny Bank Ferry is available on www.VirginiaDOT.org:

 

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

 

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