More Days of Extra Departures Added at Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Route Friday, November 16, 2012




MANNS HARBOR — The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will offer extra departures from each side on its Swan Quarter-Ocracoke route beginning Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday, Nov. 26, to accommodate holiday traffic demand.

The additional departures include:
•    Departing Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and
•    Departing Ocracoke at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

As a reminder, the regular fall schedule on the Pamlico Sound is:
•    Departing Cedar Island and Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m., 10, 1 p.m. and 4;
•    Departing Swan Quarter at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; and
•    Departing Ocracoke to Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

These same extra departures will continue to be offered on weekends until NC 12 reopens north of Rodanthe and the emergency ferry route is deactivated.

Ferry reservations can be made online at www.ncferry.org or by calling 800-293-3779 (BY-FERRY) and pressing 2. Ferry information is available via Twitter at www.twitter.com/ncdot_ferry.

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