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TRAFFIC ALERT: Chalmette Ferry out of service this weekend

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Drivers who use the Chalmette Ferry will have to take an alternate route to cross the river this weekend.

The RTA says the Chalmette Ferry landing will be closed for modifications that will allow the boats to dock more securely.

The closure will begin on Friday at 8:45 p.m. Ferry service will resume on Monday at 6 a.m. Officials say the work will improve conditions at the critical river crossing. 

For more information, passengers can click here or call 504-309-9789 from Monday-Friday 7:00a.m.-3:30 p.m. 

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