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Melville Ferry

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Overview
Ferry across Atchafalaya River on LA 10 (formerly US 71)
Location
Melville, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, and Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
Status
Closed
History
Closed 2010
Design
Ferry
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.68838, -91.73451   (decimal degrees)
30°41'18" N, 91°44'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/621206/3395750 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Melville
Inventory number
BH 39983 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2012: New photo from Jared Mixson
  • January 14, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Ferry is now closed
  • July 28, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Schdeuled to close
  • June 19, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added GPS
  • February 24, 2009: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Melville Ferry
Posted February 14, 2015, by David (thedietrich [at] gmail [dot] com)

Now that the ferry is closed, has anyone crossed on the Union Pacific Railroad bridge?

Melville Ferry
Posted August 11, 2010, by Jared (albermarle52 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

They need to build a bridge there to compliment the Audubon Bridge. This would create a corridor from I-49 to I-55.

Melville Ferry
Posted October 13, 2009, by Chris (Crocfan20 [at] Yahoo [dot] com)

Recent photos of the ferry at Melville.The ferry operates on weekdays only.The Union Pacific Atchafalaya River Bridge can also be viewed from the ferry slip on both sides of the river.