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Needles ferry reopened

UPDATE: 2 p.m.

Today's closure of the Needles ferry was a short one, lasting less than an hour. 

The ferry, which closed earlier this afternoon due to mechanical issues, was reopened at 1:40 p.m.


 ORIGINAL: 1:15 p.m.

Highway 6, east of Vernon, is closed Tuesday after Needles ferry broke down once again.

The ferry, which connects Needles to Fauquier, originally broke down on Saturday evening, but was back up and running early Sunday afternoon.

Tuesday afternoon, DriveBC reported the ferry is once again not in operation due to “mechanical issues.”

DriveBC does not have an estimated time of reopening.



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