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Merry Point Ferry closed for repairs

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:07 am

The Merry Point Ferry is out of service for an indefinite period of time according to Kelly Hammon of the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The Merry Point Ferry is a free ferry service operated by VDOT in Lancaster County located on scenic byway Route 604 also known as Merry Point Road and Ottoman Ferry Road. It crosses the western end of the Corrotoman River.

The ferry’s engine is experiencing mechanical problems and is in need of repairs before it can be made operational again.

VDOT does not have any information on how long the ferry will be suspended. Travelers are encouraged to check 511 Virginia for real time-information on the ferry’s operational status.

Merry Point Ferry