Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
April 5, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY OUT OF SERVICE STARTING APRIL 12
Ferry vessel is scheduled to receive routine maintenance and be painted; Service will be restored by Memorial Day weekend
FREDERICKSBURG – The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County will be taken out of service starting Tuesday, April 12 for routine maintenance and painting of the vessel.
The ferry will be out of service for approximately 45 days. Service will resume by Memorial Day weekend. Ferry service will continue this week until the close of normal service hours on Saturday, April 9.
The Merry Point Ferry is a free ferry operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Located on Route 604 (Merry Point Road), it crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River.
Additional information about the Merry Point Ferry is available online: http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/merry_point_ferry.asp
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