PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – If you usually use the Plaquemine Ferry, you should be ok for your evening commute.
The ferry was briefly closed on Friday morning for about an hour.
The Plaquemine Ferry is back in service.— Plaquemine Ferry (@PlaquemineFerry) August 7, 2020
DOTD is requesting that drivers wear masks when getting on the ferry. Details can be found below:
For the safety of the traveling public and for ferry boat personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the LADOTD requests that motorists wear face masks when boarding a ferry on the toll collection side. https://t.co/PKeuhF3tQ2— Plaquemine Ferry (@PlaquemineFerry) July 28, 2020
DOTD says, “the second Plaquemine Ferry is out of service for approximately 8 weeks for mechanical repairs.”
The normal schedule for the Plaquemine Ferry is below:
Mon-Fri: 4:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sat-Sun: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Additional Ferry: Mon-Fri: 5:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. & 3:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Plaquemine – Departs :00 and :30
Sunshine – Departs :15 and :45
Operates on demand during peak traffic hours.