Jul 26, 2010 2:24 PM by Letitia Walker
The Melville Ferry will be permanently closed on October 9th, 2010 due to budget constraints. Operations will continue as normal until the date of closure. The nearest available state route crossings of the Atchafalaya River is the US-190 bridge at Krotz Springs. Questions regarding this closure can be directed to Mr. Bill Fontenot, DOTD District Administrator, phone number 337-262-6101 who is located at District 03 Headquarter DOTD, 428 Hugh Wallis Road, Lafayette, Louisiana.