Merry Point Ferry suspends service

FREDERICKSBURG—The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County was temporarily taken out of service effective Friday, July 1, due to a broken guide cable.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is making arrangements to expedite delivery of a cable to restore ferry service as soon as possible, reported Fredericksburg District communications manager Kelly Hannon. The cable is required to operate the ferry.

The Merry Point Ferry crosses the Western Branch….

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