DOTD announces Chalmette Ferry resumes service; emergency repair complete

Posted: October 26th, 2013 | Filed under: Announcements, News Releases

DOTDThe Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) resumed service at the Lower Algiers/Chalmette ferry route around 4:30 p.m. Saturday,

Repairs to the screw jacks and the mooring connection were completed and vehicles are now able to safely board the vessel.

Service was suspended for nearly two weeks due to emergency repairs needed to the landing barge when it broke.