VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Feb. 22, 2019



SUNNYBANK FERRY IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY OUT OF SERVICE FOR REPAIRS
Ferry service has been suspended until further notice due to repairs needed to ferry’s cable system

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Service on the Sunnybank Ferry in Northumberland County has been suspended until further notice due to repairs to a broken cable.

The cable system is required to operate the ferry service. Travelers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time information on the ferry’s operational status.

The Sunnybank Ferry is a free ferry service operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). It crosses the Little Wicomico River on Route 644 in Northumberland County. 

For more information and operating hours, please visit the Sunnybank Ferry page on www.VirginiaDOT.org.

511Virginia

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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