High winds close Dorena-Hickman Ferry

DORENA, MO (KFVS) - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high winds. The ferry is expected to reopen on the winter schedule on Wednesday morning, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry Operates from the Hickman Landing with regular river crossings during daylight hours. Passage for passenger vehicles is $14 with additional tolls for trucks, motor homes, and vehicles pulling trailers. There are discounts for vehicles making return crossings.

Missouri and Kentucky enjoy the geographic distinction of being the only border states that are not directly connected by a road. The only direct route between the two states is the Dorena-Hickman Ferry.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry operates at Mississippi River navigation mile point 922.0.

Find more information and operating hours at www.dorena-hickmanferryboat.com. Drivers can also check on the ferry's operating status by calling (731) 693-0210.

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