Dorena-Hickman Ferry remains closed due to ice in the Mississippi River

 Dorena-Hickman Ferry remains closed due to ice in the Mississippi River

The Dorena-Hickman Ferry remains closed due to chunks of ice in the Mississippi River.

The ferry halted service on February 10 due to icy weather conditions.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Keith Todd says the ice in the river will likely keep the ferry closed for several more days.

Ferry Captain Jeremy Newsom says he’ll be monitoring the ice on a daily basis with the hope warmer weather in the forecast will allow the ferry to resume regular river crossings sometime later this week.