Merry Point Ferry is closed

LANCASTERS—Service on the Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County has been suspended until further notice.

The ferry vessel’s engine requires repairs,  reported Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) public affairs manager Kelly Hannon May 2. Travelers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time information on the ferry’s operational status.

The Merry Point Ferry is a free ferry service operated by the VDOT. Located on scenic byway, Merry Point and Ottoman Ferry roads, it crosses the Western Branch of the Corrotoman River.