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Keller Ferry closes for 19 days


A temporary closure of the Keller Ferry begins today, Dec. 4, making travelers between Keller and Wilbur follow an hour detour.

They ferry will be closed until Dec. 23, while the Washington State Department of Transportation performs repairs on it.

The closure of the M/V Sanpoil, is “for crews working for (WSDOT) to make permanent repairs to the hull and allow the United States Coast Guard to inspect the vessel,” an announcement on the WSDOT website says.

“During the closure the ferry will be moved to dry ground near the Keller Ferry Rest Area. While the ferry is out of the water, cr...

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