Woodland Ferry Closing After This Weekend

Posted: 12/28/2007 by that's Elbert in Delaware, Laurel, Laurel Delaware, Seaford, transportation & roads

It has been reported before that the ferry was going to be replaced. Well this weekend will be your last chance to ride the Virginia C. before she goes away. The old lady has been in the water since 1961, and it has served us well. After this weekend, the dock work will begin. The new docks will accommodate the newer vessel. Hopefully my minivan won’t scrape the ramp on the new boat. I might take the pickup out this weekend and ride the old ferry one last time.

The News Journal reports the story here.

  1. […] I noticed on the News Journal comments area that some dispute the money being spent on the ferry. Putting up a bridge down there would be a huge mess considering that they have large ships pass through there. Could you imagine how much it would cost to put up a bridge? There would be studies done, committees… good grief it would take 10 years and cost 10 times what it will cost to do the planned fix. My original post is here. […]