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High winds closed Cave-in-Rock Ferry

CAVE-IN-ROCK, IL (KFVS) -

The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is closed due to high winds.

The ferry halted operation about 8:15 a.m. Friday, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The ferry connects KY 91 with Illinois Route 1 across the Ohio River between Crittenden County, KY, and Hardin County, IL.

The ferry normally operates from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central time, seven days a week. The ferry carries about 500 vehicles across the Ohio River in an average day.

The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is operated by an independent contractor with joint funding from KYTC and IDOT through a ferry authority.

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