Cape May – Lewes Ferry A Big Boost To Local Economy, Report Says

Cape May terminal of the Cape May - Lewes Ferry (photo courtesy, Delaware River and Bay Authority)
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The Cape May – Lewes Ferry does more than transport travelers, vehicles and cyclists across Delaware Bay. It’s also an important economic driving force, according to a study released by its operators, the Delaware River and Bay Authority. An independent consulting group’s analysis indicates that the ferry’s operations and activities contribute to 4,130 jobs, $152-million…

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Cape May – Lewes Ferry Contemplates New Vessel

Cape May terminal of the Cape May - Lewes Ferry (photo courtesy, Delaware River and Bay Authority)
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The Delaware River and Bay Authority is working with an engineering firm to review and revise the Cape May – Lewes Ferry’s 13-year-old Master Plan. The project will also result in the design concept for a new vessel for the fleet. The existing ferry vessels will be thoroughly assessed as Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group…

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Ferry To Allow Foot / Bicycle Passengers Again

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The Cape May – Lewes Ferry will again allow foot passengers and bicyclists to travel starting this coming Monday. The ban was implemented due to COVID-19 metrics at the time. Bicyclists and foot passengers will be required to make a reservation and must arrive at least 45 minutes before departure. Also, the passenger salons on…

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Allows Travelers On Foot

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Foot passengers are permitted once again on the Cape May – Lewes Ferry. Reservations are required, and check-in is required a minimum of 45 minutes before departure. Travelers without a vehicle were prohibited from boarding the Cape May – Lewes Ferry during much of the pandemic. “We’re pleased to be able to welcome back our…

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Reducing to Two Round Trips beginning Monday

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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry will reduce it’s operating schedule beginning Monday, March 23.  The ferry will offer two round trips – departing Cape May at 9am and 4pm and departing Lewes at 10:45 am and 5:45pm.  No foot passengers will be allowed and all vehicle passengers must remain in their vehicles during the crossing.  Additional…

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Resumes Limited Operations Wednesday, Jan 10

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Warmer temperatures and ice breaking efforts undertaken Tuesday have been beneficial and Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials plan to resume limited operations Wednesday, January 10 with one departure from each terminal.  They plan to sail at 2:30pm out of Cape May and 4:15pm out of Lewes. Please note that due to low water in the canal…

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry Schedule Suspended thru Monday Morning

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Operations for the Cape May-Lewes Ferry have again been suspended for today and through Monday morning and the 12:15pm Lewes departure.  The current conditions and anticipated frigid temperatures today are causing ice building up in the bay.  If you plan to use the ferry – call the guest services center at 800 64-FERRY to see…

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