Work to close Chalmette Ferry over the weekend

Work to close Chalmette Ferry over the weekend

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Drivers who use the Chalmette Ferry will need to map a new route next weekend.

According to a news release from Friends of the Chalmette Ferry, the crossing will be closed from 8:45 p.m. Friday November 13 until 6:00 a.m. Monday November 16.

Work is planned on the ferry landing barge to enable vessels to dock more securely.

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