Jamestown-Scotland Ferry service resumes at reduced capacity

SURRY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry was temporarily suspended due to the heavy rain and tides this weekend. However, hours later it was announced the service resumed at reduced capacity.

The Pocahontas, the largest ferry boat in the Jamestown-Scotland fleet, will continue to run until further notice, carrying motorists across the James River.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and if possible use the Route 17 James River Bridge as an alternate route.

From the Surry Side:

Take Route 10 to Route 258 to the James River Bridge (Route 17). Follow signs for Route 64 West. Exit onto Route 199 toward Williamsburg. Follow to Route 31 (Jamestown Road).

From the Jamestown Side:

Take Route 31 to Route 199. Make a right onto Route 199. Merge onto Route 64 East. Follow to the James River Bridge exit. After traveling over the bridge make a right onto Route 258, and then make a right onto Route 10. Follow Route 10 to the town of Surry traffic signal.

For updates on ferry service, motorists can call the ferry hotline at 1-800-VA-FERRY.

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