Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
June 23, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY SERVICE WILL RESUME NEXT WEEK
Maintenance work expected to be complete by June 29, weather permitting
FREDERICKSBURG – The Merry Point Ferry, located on Route 604 (Merry Point Road) in Lancaster County, is expected to resume normal operations on Wednesday, June 29, weather permitting.
The vessel was taken out of service in April for routine maintenance, which included cleaning off the rust, sanding and painting.
The Merry Point Ferry, operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), offers free ferry service across the western end of the Corrotoman River.
Additional information about the Merry Point Ferry is available online at http://www.virginiadot.org/travel/merry_point_ferry.asp
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