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Jamestown-Scotland ferry adds extra boats to schedule for tourist season

The Jamestown-Scotland ferry will add additional boats to weekend runs for vacation season. (WYDaily photo)
The Jamestown-Scotland ferry will add additional boats to weekend runs for vacation season. (WYDaily photo)

As tourist season begins, the Virginia Department of Transportation is adding extra boats to the Jamestown-Scotland ferry schedule to accommodate the increased summer traffic.

The extra boats will begin running at 12:40 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays — one hour earlier than in previous years — and 11:40 a..m on Sundays — two hours earlier than during past summers.

The boats will stop running at 10:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 9:30 p.m. Sundays.

The new schedule starts May 25. More information is available at www.JSFerry.org.

Motorists are encouraged to report backups and incidents at the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry through the Waze app. Real-time traffic updates are also available at 511 Virginia.

Bryan DeVasherhttp://wydaily.com
Bryan DeVasher is the managing editor-digital of WYDaily. A resident of Hampton Roads for more than two decades, he has worked for news organizations in Virginia, Illinois, Missouri and Indiana. He most recently was a member of the public relations staff for Virginia State Police.

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