NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Valley View Ferry is closed until further notice due to icy ramps.
When the ferry is not operating, the suggested alternate route between Nicholasville and Richmond is US-27S to Lancaster in Garrard County, then KY-52E to Richmond.
The suggested alternate route between Lexington and Richmond is I-75.
Operating status can also be checked by calling the Madison County hotline at (859) 624-4748.
The paddlewheel shuttles vehicles across the Kentucky River between Madison and Jessamine counties.
The ferry began operations in 1785.