UPDATED: Woodland Ferry has REOPENED

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UPDATED – 11/28/23 12pm – The Woodland Ferry has reopened for crossings ======================================================== UPDATED – 11/28/23 – DelDOT advises that the Woodland Ferry is closed until further notice due to emergency tree removal ======================================================== ORIGINAL STORY – 11/27/23 – The Delaware Department of Transportation announces the Woodland Ferry will be closing today, Monday, November 27 at…

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UPDATED: Woodland Ferry to Reopen Friday Morning

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UPDATED – 11/23/23 – DelDOT officials say the Woodland Ferry passed its US Coast Guard inspection earlier this week. It is closed for Thanksgiving but will reopen with normal hours on Friday. ====================================================== Closure of the Woodland Ferry – for annual US Coast Guard inspection. The Delaware Department of Transportation announces the Woodland Ferry will…

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UPDATED: Woodland Ferry Now to Reopen Friday, Oct 20

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UPDATED – 10/19/23 – Due to additional work required, the Woodland Ferry is now expected to reopen at 7am Friday, October 20. ========================================================== The Woodland Ferry will be closed from Monday, October 16th through Wednesday, October 18th in order to perform maintenance on the Ferry. According to DelDOT, the ferry is expected to resume normal…

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Woodland Ferry Closed for Additional Repairs

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The Woodland Ferry near Seaford closed at 10am Wednesday for a few hours of repairs, but when 1pm arrived, the Woodland Ferry remained closed. DelDOT now tells the Talk off Delmarva that “the ferry will now be closed until early next week due to additional repairs that are required.”

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Woodland Ferry to Close 11am Thursday, Feb 23

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TRAFFIC ALERT – Sussex County – Early Closure of The Woodland Ferry Seaford — Early Closure of The Woodland Ferry DelDOT announces the Woodland Ferry will close at 11am, Thursday, February 23rd. Normal operations will resume at 7:00am on Friday, February 24th.

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Woodland Ferry Closed Thursday

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The Woodland Ferry will be closed on Thursday, February 9. The Ferry will reopen for normal operations at 7am Friday, Feb 10. Drivers need to take an alternate route on Thursday.

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New Woodland Ferry Hours – Beginning Today!

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DelDOT is announcing a change in the hours that the Woodland Ferry will be running. The ferry will be closed Monday through Friday from 11am to 12 noon. So the Woodland Ferry will now operate Monday through Friday from 7 to 11am and Noon to 4pm with no weekend hours.

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Woodland Ferry Closure

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DelDOT announces the Woodland Ferry near Seaford will be closed Monday, November 14th and Tuesday, November 15th. Drivers will need to take the long way around. DelDOT officials say normal operations will resume at 7:00am on Wednesday, November 16th.

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Early Closure of Woodland Ferry

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DelDOT announces the closure of The Woodland Ferry near Seaford on Thursday, October 27th  at 2:00pm. Normal operations will resume at 7:00am on Friday, October 28th

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DelDOT Plans to Replace Woodland Ferry Captain House

DelDOT has announced plans to replace the Woodland Ferry Captain House (photo courtesy of DelDOT)
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DelDOT plans to replace the Woodland Ferry Captain House next year. The facility is a former residence. It was most recently renovated in 1993. ‚ÄúWith the support of our area legislators, DelDOT is committed to maintaining ferry operations across the Nanticoke River, and this new building will ensure our deckhands have a facility that fully…

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Update: Woodland Ferry Will Not Operate Fri. May 6th

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Update: the Woodland Ferry will not be operating Friday May 6th due to staffing issues, according to DelDOT. Service is scheduled to resume Monday morning. Last week, DelDOT announced that the Woodland Ferry would not operate Saturdays and Sundays temporarily due to staffing issues. The Woodland Ferry crosses the Nanticoke River in the Seaford-Blades-Laurel area.…

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Woodland Ferry Temporarily Ceases Weekend Service

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The Woodland Ferry, which crosses the Nanticoke River in the Seaford area, will temporarily suspend weekend operations effective this Saturday, April 30th. New weekday hours will be from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. According to DelDOT, the changes are being made due to staffing issues. DelDOT recently posted openings for captain positions at the ferry.

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Captains Needed To Keep Woodland Ferry Sailing

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“Help wanted” at the Woodland Ferry‚ĶCaptains are currently needed to keep the ferry running across the Nanticoke River in the Seaford area.House Minority Leader Danny Short, R-Seaford is spreading the word about the vital need for skilled personnel.A US Coast Guard license and other criteria must be met.Applications will be taken through April 27th. For…

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Woodland Ferry Will Not Operate This Weekend

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The Woodland Ferry will not be in service on Christmas day as well as on Sunday. According to DelDOT, operations are expected to resume Monday at 7:00 a.m. The Woodland Ferry crosses the Nanticoke River in the Seaford area. For updates from DelDOT about the Woodland Ferry’s status, please CLICK HERE

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Woodland Ferry Closure Wednesday for Maintenance

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DelDOT announces that the Woodland Ferry in Seaford will be closed for maintenance work in preparation for our annual US Coast Guard’s inspection. The Ferry will be closed from 9:30am until noon on Wednesday, November 17 – pending weather. Ferry service will resume after 12pm. DelDOT appreciates the patience of motorists and area residents during…

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