Dorena-Hickman Ferry Closed
By WestKyStar Staff
HICKMAN, KY -
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high winds. The ferry closed at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, and is expected to resume operation on the regular winter schedule Sunday morning.
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri.
The Dorena-Hickman Ferry Operates from the Hickman Landing with regular river crossings during daylight hours. Passage for passenger vehicles is $14 with additional tolls for trucks, motor homes, and vehicles pulling trailers. There are discounts for vehicles making return crossings.
Missouri and Kentucky enjoy the geographic distinction of being the only border states that are not directly connected by a road. The only direct route between the two states is the Dorena-Hickman Ferry.
For more info on the Dorena-Hickman Ferry and a schedule of operating hours go to http://www.dorena-hickmanferryboat.com. Motorists can also check on the ferry’s operating status by calling (731) 693-0210.
Published 05:34 PM, Saturday Jan. 19, 2013
Updated 10:31 AM, Monday Jan. 21, 2013