Mechanical issues close second Plaquemine Ferry
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 2:09:44 PM
PLAQUEMINE— The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announce that the second Plaquemine Ferry is out of service due to mechanical issues.

The primary ferry is still operating on schedule, with weekday hours of operation Monday through Friday from 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

DOTD will notify motorists once the second boat is back in service.

DOTD appreciates your patience. 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).