Dorena-Hickman Ferry back open after rudder repair

Dorena-Hickman Ferry back open after rudder repair
Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed.

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is back open after a month-long repair.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said a diver to arrived on Oct. 14, to assist with underwater maintenance and inspect the vessel on the ferry.

The diver found an issue with the rudder and determine the ferryboat would need to go to a dry dock for repairs.

The repairs have been made and the ferry is now back in service.

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