High winds have forced the Cave-in-Rock Ferry to halt operations as of 9:30 a.m., today.
Due to a wind advisory the Cave-In-Rock Ferry is expected to remain closed until Friday morning.
The Cave-in-Rock Ferry connects KY 91 with ILLINOIS Route 1 across the Ohio River between Crittenden County, KY, and Hardin County, IL.
The ferry normally operates from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. central time, 7 days a week. The ferry carries about 500 vehicles across the Ohio River in an average day.
The Cave-In-Rock Ferry is operated by an independent contractor with joint funding from KYTC and IDot through a ferry authority.
Timely traffic advisories for the 12 counties of KYTC Highway District 1 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict1<http://www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict1>. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.
Timely traffic advisories for the 11 counties of KYTC Highway District 2 are available by going to www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2<http://www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2>. You do not have to be a Facebook member to access this page.
Kentucky highway weather and traffic information with links to surround states can be found at www.511.ky.gov<http://www.511.ky.gov>.