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Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Vessel

James City County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Fall 2016 (estimated)

Est Completion Date
Fall 2018

$27 Million

James City

Hampton Roads Communications

About the Project

This project involves the design and construction of a new ferry boat for the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry system. A new 70-vehicle capacity, double-ended, steel hull ferry boat will replace the oldest vessel, the Virginia



Project Update

Design contract negotiations are underway. Notice to Proceed is expected to be issued to the design consultant by May 2014.Construction is anticipated to be advertised in fall 2016, with completion estimated by fall 2018.

This project is included in the Six-Year Improvement Plan for 2013-2018, with $2.5 million currently allocated for design, and funding for the remaining $25 million for construction available in FY2017-2018. 

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