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Dorena-Hickman Ferry closed due to high winds

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The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has temporarily stopped operation as of about 2 p.m. Tuesday because of high winds, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 

The ferry had also temporarily halted operation on Monday because of windy conditions

KYTC says the ferry on Tuesday reported winds of about 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 44 miles per hour, causing "extremely choppy conditions" on the Mississippi River.

The ferry connects KY 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and Route 77 near Dorena, Missouri.

We will let you know when we receive word about when the ferry will reopen. 

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