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UPDATE - The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is back open.  

The Kentucky Transportation cabinet says they were able to finish all of the necessary repairs and were able to reopen the ferry at 6:00 Wednesday morning.


CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KY -- The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is temporarily out of service.

The crew says they were unable to finish maintenance work due to a lack of parts.

They are hoping to get those parts sometime during the day Tuesday.

The ferry will be out of service until repairs are complete.

The Cave-in-Rock Ferry connects KY 91 with Illinois Route 1 across the Ohio River between Crittenden County, Kentucky, and Hardin County, Illinois.