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Super Bowl XLVII
Thu January 31, 2013
Ferry Schedules for Super Bowl Sunday Released
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announced the Mississippi River schedules for Super Bowl weekend, Feb. 2-3.
The Gretna Ferry, which services the route to and from Canal Street, will go into service at 12:45 p.m. It will make its last trip from Gretna at 11:30 p.m. and its last trip from Canal at midnight. Departures from Gretna will be made on the half hour and from Canal on the hour. Gretna is a pedestrian only route.
The Algiers Ferry, which services the route to and from Algiers Point to Canal Street, will operate its normal schedule, beginning at 6 a.m., making its last trip from Algiers at midnight and its last trip from Canal at 12:15 a.m. Departures from Algiers Point will be every hour and half hour, and from Canal on every quarter hour. Algiers is a vehicle and pedestrian route.
The Chalmette Ferry, which services the route to and from Lower Algiers, will operate on its normal schedule, beginning at 6 a.m., making its last trip from Chalmette at 8:45 p.m., with departures from Lower Algiers on the hour and half hour, and from Chalmette on the quarter hour. Chalmette is a vehicle only route.
This schedule is only in effect for Super Bowl weekend, Feb. 2-3. The DOTD says all of the Mississippi River ferries will resume their normal operating schedules after the weekend.