[StBernard] Chalmette ferry resumes operation

Westley Annis westley at da-parish.com
Mon Aug 3 12:57:55 EDT 2009

Chalmette ferry resumes operation

10:15 AM CDT on Monday, August 3, 2009

Tom Planchet / Eyewitness News

NEW ORLEANS - The Chalmette ferry, which was shut down over the weekend, has
re-opened, according to officials with the State Department of

An inspection of the ferry landing showed that pilings were in need of
immediate repair.

The vessel, which transports passengers back and forth between Algiers and
Chalmette, will have its normal service hours of 6 a.m. until 8:45 p.m.,
seven days a week.

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