White Castle ferry to reopen

White Castle ferry to reopen

POSTED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:46pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 1:47pm

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). 




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