JTA: St. Johns River Ferry back in service after equipment issue

Jacksonville FL — On Tuesday, JTA announced that the St. Johns River Ferry is back in service as of 3 PM. The ferry had been out of service since Saturday due to an equipment issue. We’re told it was a part associated with the vessel’s steering unit that was damaged.

JTA says that part has been repaired and the ship was able to pass Coast Guard inspections today. For the rest of the day Tuesday, trips will be free for all customers.

Steven Ponson

Steven Ponson

Steven Ponson is the morning reporter for Jacksonville’s Morning News. He has been with Cox Media Group since the summer of 2015, and been living in Florida for over 20 years.

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