69°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Fri
88°
69°
40%
Sat
89°
70°
20%
Sun
90°
73°
20%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Ferry service cuts recommended

5 years ago November 18, 2009 Nov 18, 2009 Wednesday, November 18 2009 Wednesday, November 18, 2009 2:38:51 PM EST in News
Source: WBRZ

The State Streamlining Commission recommended Wednesday that some ferry operations in Louisiana be closed. They are St. Francisville, White Castle, Reserve and Melville. 

Under the proposal, St. Francisville would stop after construction of the new Audubon Bridge over the Mississippi is complete.

State reports show the ferries cost millions to operate and hardly generate any revenue. Drivers say the ferries help them avoid going miles out of the way.

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
PM T-Storms
86°
68°
Fri
PM T-Storms
88°
69°
Sat
Cloudy
89°
70°
Sun
Partly Cloudy
90°
73°
Mon
T-Storms
87°
71°