Northern Neck ferries suspend service

by | Sep 22, 2023 | Weather

The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunnybank Ferry in Northumberland County will not operate on Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, due to forecasted tidal flooding and high winds this weekend.
The Merry Point and Sunnybank ferries are free ferry services operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). They save passengers around 20 minutes of travel time when compared with the available land route.
The Merry Point Ferry crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River on Route 604.
The Sunnybank Ferry crosses the Little Wicomico River on Route 644.
Visit the Merry Point Ferry and the Sunnybank Ferry pages online for more information, including their normally scheduled hours of operation.
Check 511Virginia.org for real-time updates on lane closures, work zones, road closures, and traffic conditions.
Additional resources:
Follow VDOT Fredericksburg District on Twitter @VaDOTFRED
Join the VDOT Fredericksburg District Facebook group page
VDOT’s Customer Service Center
To report a downed tree, debris, or other road hazard, or to ask questions, contact VDOT’s Customer Service Center 24 hours a day at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623) or online at my.vdot.virginia.gov.
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