Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Jan. 10, 2017
MERRY POINT, SUNNY BANK FERRIES REMAIN OUT OF SERVICE DUE TO WEATHER
Frozen river conditions have suspended ferry service until further notice
FREDERICKSBURG – Service on the Merry Point and Sunny Bank ferries in the Northern Neck are suspended until further notice due to frozen river conditions.
Riders can find real-time information on ferry status on 511Virginia. Travelers can access 511 by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia, visiting www.511virginia.org, or downloading the free mobile 511 app.
The Merry Point Ferry is located on Route 604 in Lancaster County and 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.
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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