Mask mandate for DOTD ferry passengers
Friday, February 12, 2021 at 9:29:03 AM
Baton Rouge - The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that starting Monday, February 15, all ferry passengers must wear a mask or face covering that covers the mouth and nose while boarding and on a ferry.

Passengers remaining in their vehicles with the windows raised are exempt from this requirement. All other passengers, such as walk-ons, motorcycle riders, etc., are required to wear a face covering while on board.

This mandate is in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirement issued January 29, 2021, for persons to wear masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The CDC order can be read here.