The Valley View Ferry is open on a regular schedule. Updated Thursday January 1, 2015
Operating status can also be checked by calling the Traffic Information Hotline in Madison County at (859) 624-4748.
NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: *See NOTE below
Monday through Friday - 6 AM to 6 PM.
Saturday and Sunday - 8 AM to 8 PM.
VEHICLES OVER 24 FT IN LENGTH OR OVER 24 TONS TOTAL WEIGHT ARE
NOT ALLOWED DUE TO SIZE AND WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
*NOTE: The ferry may be closed in the event of high water, or for inspection/repair purposes. When the ferry is not operating, the suggested alternate route between Nicholasville and Richmond is US-27S to Lancaster in Garrard County, then KY-52E to Richmond. The suggested alternate route between Lexington and Richmond is I-75S.
The Valley View Ferry is a free service. It operates with funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the fiscal courts of Madison and Jessamine counties and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.