Winds close down Dorena-Hickman Ferry

HICKMAN, KY (KFVS) - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry closed Sunday morning due to high winds.

Captain Ed Floyd says winds of up to 47 miles per hour and waves in excess of 4 feet forced the ferry to temporarily shut down.

The ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri.

Officials say they will provide notice when the ferry is able to resume service.

The only direct route between the Missouri and Kentucky is the Dorena-Hickman Ferry.

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