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Dorena-Hickman Ferry closed due to mechanical issue

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry halted service on at noon on Monday, August 30 due to a mechanical...
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry halted service on at noon on Monday, August 30 due to a mechanical issue.(Kentucky Transportation Cabinet)
Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 2:28 PM CDT
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HICKMAN, Ky. (KFVS) - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry halted service on at noon on Monday, August 30 due to a mechanical issue.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), the ferry is expected to be out of service through at least Wednesday, September 1.

During the temporary closure, a mechanic team will be evaluating the problem and working to the needed parts to make a repair.

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

The ferry is the only direct route between the two states.

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