White Castle ferry to reopen
POSTED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:46pm
UPDATED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:47pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (DOTD) — The Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that the White Castle ferry will return to service on Monday, June 13.
The Plaquemine landing has been closed since May 6 due to high water on the Mississippi River.
The White Castle ferry operates from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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. Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).