The Valley View Ferry is open on weekends once again. The new operating hours are Monday through Friday – 6 AM to 6 PM. Saturday and Sunday – 8 AM to 8 PM. Closed on Christmas Day.
NOTE: The ferry may be closed in the event of high water, or for inspection/repair purposes. When the ferry is not operating, the suggested alternate route between Nicholasville and Richmond is US-27S to Lancaster in Garrard County, then KY-52E to Richmond. The suggested alternate route between Lexington and Richmond is I-75S.
The Valley View Ferry is a free service. It operates with funding from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the fiscal courts of Madison and Jessamine counties and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.