Second Plaquemine ferry to resume service on June 9, 2022
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 at 3:41:02 PM
PLAQUEMINE – Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the second Plaquemine ferry will resume service tomorrow morning, June 9.

As a reminder, the Plaquemine ferry’s hours are as follows:

  • Primary boat: Monday – Friday 4:30 am – 8:00 pm; Saturday – Sunday 9:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Second boat: Monday – Friday 5:15 am – 9:00 am and 3:15 pm – 7:15 pm
When one boat runs, it departs the Plaquemine side every hour at :00 and :30 and the Sunshine side every hour at :15 and :45. When both boats are running, they depart each side every 15 minutes.

Motorists are encouraged to check the status of road conditions statewide prior to beginning commutes by visiting the 511 Traveler Information website at or by dialing 511 from their telephone and saying the route or region about which they are seeking information. Out-of-state travelers can access the system by calling 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).