Valley View Ferry hours adjusted for maintenance
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Valley View Ferry will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Thursday August 10, and will then close for the remainder of the day due to continued maintenance. Officials expect to reopen Friday August 11 on a regular schedule.
Operating status can also be checked by calling the Madison County hotline at (859) 624-4748.
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.
The paddlewheel ferry shuttles vehicles across the Kentucky River between Jessamine and Madison counties.
It has been in operation since 1785.