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High Winds Force Cave-in-Rock Ferry to Halt Operations

High Winds Force Cave-in-Rock Ferry to Halt Operations

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2016

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The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is CLOSED dute to high winds. The ferry halted operation about 1:00 p.m., CDT Saturday due to wind gusts about 25mph.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet a Keith Todd says they will attempt to provide timely notice when the ferry is able to resume service.

The Cave-In-Rock Ferry connects KY 91 with ILLINOIS Route 1 across the Ohio River between Crittenden County, KY, and Hardin County, IL.

The ferry normally operates from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. central time, 7 days a week. The ferry carries about 500 vehicles across the Ohio River in an average day.

The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is at Ohio River navigation mile point 881.0.

The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is operated by an independent contractor with joint funding from KYTC and IDOT through a ferry authority.

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