Dorena-Hickman Ferry reopens following closure due to weather conditions, low river levels

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has reopened following an extended closure because of  winter weather...
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has reopened following an extended closure because of winter weather conditions and low water levels on the Mississippi River.(Kentucky Transportation Cabinet)
Published: Dec. 22, 2022 at 6:09 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 5, 2023 at 8:42 AM CST
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HICKMAN, Ky. (KFVS) - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has reopened following an extended closure because of winter weather conditions and low water levels on the Mississippi River.

According the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), the ferry resumed service on its winter schedule at 7 a.m. on Thursday, January 5.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is temporarily operating on a limited 5-day-a-week schedule until an additional pilot can be hired.

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

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