MANNS HARBOR — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division announces it will have fewer departures at its Cedar Island-Ocracoke route beginning Dec. 28, 2011 through February 29, 2012. The decision to offer fewer runs is based on traffic data from previous years and is intended as a cost savings measure.
The schedule will be:
- Departing Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and
- Departing Cedar Island at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The Swan Quarter-Ocracoke schedule will continue its normal winter schedule of:
- Departing Ocracoke at 7 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. and
- Departing Swan Quarter at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Spring and summer schedules will be announced at a later date.
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