The White Castle ferry will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced.


The White Castle ferry will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced.

The 17-car White Castle ferry will resume its regular hours of operation from 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26.

The Plaquemine and St. Francisville ferries will run during normal business hours on Thanksgiving Day.

Before traveling, drivers can call the Toll-Free Ferry Information line at 1-888-613-3779 for the status of the ferry, or visit the "Ferry Status" page on the right-hand side of the DOTD Web site.

Drivers can also access updates on the ferry through Twitter by visiting www.twitter.com/WhCastle_Ferry. By creating a Twitter account, drivers can receive automatic updates on the ferry’s status via their Twitter Web page or text message.

For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email dotdcs@la.gov, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at 225-379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out-of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511).