North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will
extend its winter schedule at the Cedar Island-Ocracoke route to reduce
The savings in labor costs will amount to more than $52,000.
The current schedule of two departures from both sides will continue
through April 2, which is as follows:
Departing Cedar Island at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.; and
Departing Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
The summer schedule of six departures from both sides will run for two
weeks during the Easter holiday (April 3-18) and is as follows:
Departing Cedar Island at 7 a.m., 10, 11, 1 p.m., 4 and 5:30; and
Departing Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m., 10, 1 p.m., 2, 4:30 and 8.
That Easter holiday schedule will then revert to a regular spring
schedule of four runs from each side (April 17-May 22) and is as
Departing Cedar Island at 7:30 a.m., 10, 1 p.m. and 4:30; and
Departing Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m., 10, 1 p.m. and 4:30.
The six-run schedule will return for the summer, May 22-Oct. 29 (see
For updated information about ferry schedules, call 1-800-293-3779
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