UPDATED 2:10 p.m. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2019
The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is back open.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says winds have dropped, allowing the ferry to operate.
WSIL-- The Cave-in-Rock ferry has temporarily shut down services due to high winds.
Services were halted Wednesday at 6:00 a.m. after wind gusts reportedly approached 40 miles per hour, creating hazardous river conditions at the river crossing. .
The ferry normally operates from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 7 days a week and carries about 500 vehicles across the Ohio river daily.
The ferry is shut down until further noticed, and drivers will need to seek a alternative route.
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