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FRED-109407

Dec. 2, 2016



MERRY POINT FERRY AND SUNNY BANK FERRY CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Both ferry services in the Northern Neck are out of service until further notice for mechanical repairs to vessels

FREDERICKSBURG – The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunny Bank Ferry in Northumberland County have ceased operation until further notice so mechanical repairs can be made to both vessels.

Replacement parts have been ordered. Updated information on the restoration of ferry service will be announced as soon as it is available.

The Merry Point Ferry service is located on Route 604 in Lancaster. It crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River.

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

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