Super Bowl XLVII
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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.

Canal-Gretna

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.

Canal-Algiers

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.

Chalmette-Algiers

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.

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