Chalmette Ferry Resumes Operations

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the Lower Algiers/Chalmette ferry has resumed service.

The ferry closed at 6:00 p.m. on July 31 to make repairs to the ferry landing. While conducting a routine inspection of the landing, department staff found that some of the ferry landing’s pilings were in need of repair.

The ferry will maintain its normal hours of operation from 6:00 a.m. to 8:45 p.m., seven days a week.

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