Dorena-HIckman Ferry closes because of winds


Associated Press

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) - Transportation officials in Kentucky have closed the Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high winds.

Based on the weather forecast, the Dorena-Hickman Ferry is expected to resume service on the regular winter schedule on Friday morning.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Ky., with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Mo.

Missouri and Kentucky have the geographic distinction of being the only border states that are not directly connected by a road. The only direct route between the two states is the Dorena-Hickman Ferry.

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry operates at Mississippi River navigation mile point 922.0.