VDOT will start its “phased” return to standard operation of the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry, “with frequency of ferry service increasing on Friday, May 15.”
The ferry will begin two-boat service hours from 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. effective Friday, according to a news release from VDOT:
- From 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily: vessels leave both sides on the hour and half-hour.
- All other times: vessel leaves Scotland on the hour and Jamestown on the half-hour.
According to VDOT, ferry bathrooms and the salon area remain closed to the public until further notice.
Drivers and passengers are asked to remain in their vehicles for the duration of the trip. VDOT will continue to monitor and respond to travel needs as necessary.
The Pocahontas, which has the same capacity as the Powhatan, is at the shipyard getting re-powered, a project that has been in the works for several years, VDOT officials said.
For ferry traffic updates and operational status, call 800-VA-Ferry.
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