BATON ROUGE, La. – The St. Francisville/New Roads Ferry closed on Saturday to allow maintenance workers to replace a clutch and oil pump on the ferry. The ferry will reopen noon Dec. 12 after maintenance is completed.
The normal operating hours for the ferry are 4 a.m. to midnight. The ferry service schedule is quarter past the hour and forty-five past the hour on the New Roads side. On the St. Francisville side, the ferry runs on the hour and half past the hour.