Dorena-Hickman ferry resumes service

Friday, December 21, 2012

DORENA, Mo. -- The Dorena-Hickman Ferry resumed service this morning on its regular winter operating schedule.

High winds forced the ferry to halt operations about 8:30 Thursday morning. It remain closed for the day after Capt. Ed Floyd reported sustained winds of about 30 miles per hour with gusts of about 40 mph on the Mississippi River near Hickman, Ky.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects Highway 1354 at Hickman with Route A and Highway 77 near Dorena.

For more information on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a schedule of operating hours go to http://www.dorena-hickmanferryboat.com. Motorists can also check on the ferry's operating status by calling 731-693-0210.

-- From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

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