White Castle Ferry to close on Thanksgiving Day

Staff reports

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that the White Castle ferry will be closed Thanksgiving Day. The 17-car White Castle ferry will resume its regular hours of operation from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2009.

The Plaquemine and St. Francisville ferries will run during normal business hours on Thanksgiving Day.

Before traveling, drivers can call the Toll-Free Ferry Information line at 1-888-613-3779 for the status of the ferry, or visit the "Ferry Status" page on the right-hand side of the DOTD Web site.