Transportation

Delays in Deer Island ferry service (09/02/05)

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Feb. 5, 2009

DEER ISLAND (CNB) - Travellers using the John E. Rigby and the Deer Island Princess ferries may experience some delays due to extreme low tides from Friday, Feb. 6, to Saturday, Feb. 14.

The precise time of extreme low tides depends on the weather. Disruptions due to tidal conditions may occur between the following hours:

Friday, Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 7, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 9, 5 a.m.- 7 a.m.; and 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 5 a.m. - 8 a.m.; and 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 6 a.m. - 9 a.m.; and 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.; and 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 13, 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; and 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 14, 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Further information on ferry service may be obtained by calling 1-888-747-7006.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Holland, communications, department of Transportation, 506-453-5634.

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