Plaquemine Ferry Returns to Service

Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the Plaquemine ferry will return to service on Monday, June 6.
The Plaquemine landing was closed on May 11 due to high water on the Mississippi River.
The operating hours for the Plaquemine ferry are 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. seven days a week.
Before traveling, drivers can call the Toll-Free Ferry Information line at 1-888-613-3779 for the status of the ferry, or visit the “Ferry Status” page on the right-hand side of the DOTD Web site.
Drivers can also access updates on the ferry through Twitter by visiting By creating a Twitter account, drivers can receive automatic updates on the ferry’s status via their Twitter Web page or text message.


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