DRBA Approves New Fare Schedule for Cape May-Lewes Ferry


A new fare schedule has been approved for the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (CMLF) during the DRBA’s monthly meeting. The ferry rate schedule will go into effect on April 1st. The new ferry rates are designed to improve farebox recovery, decrease the cost for families over time and offer preferential treatment for multi-trip customers – an…

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Delaware River & Bay Authority Adopts 2023 Capital Improvement Program


In order to maintain infrastructure for the traveling public, The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners adopted the agency’s 2023 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) along with an Authority-wide Five-Year Strategic Plan for the agency’s airports and crossing facilities. The program budgets approximately $208 Million for Infrastructure Projects in 2023. Vincent Meconi, Chief Operations Officer…

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Ferry Upgrades Detailed In DRBA Capital Improvement Plan

The MV New Jersey of the Cape May - Lewes Ferry in drydock (photo courtesy of Delaware River and Bay Authority)

Several infrastructure-related projects at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry are addressed in the Delaware River and Bay Authority’s 2022 Capital Improvement Program and Five-Year Strategic Plan. The program would fund annual vessel maintenance and dry-docking as well as the periodic replacement of motors. Also, a master plan would be updated to start the process…

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