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Tolling resumes on three N.C. ferry routes

The M/V Carteret ferry, one of Ocracoke’s long-route boats, docks at Ocracoke. Photo: C. Leinbach

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RALEIGH – Regular tolling has resumed Friday night on the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke routes, as well as the Southport-Fort Fisher route. 

Toll collection on the Cedar Island and Swan Quarter routes was suspended during Hurricane Florence, but now that the free Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route has reopened to the public, tolling on the long routes has resumed.

The Pamlico Sound routes will continue with the following alternate schedule through Monday, Oct. 1: 

  • Cedar Island-Ocracoke: 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Ocracoke-Cedar Island: 7:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Swan Quarter-Ocracoke: 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
  • Ocracoke-Swan Quarter: 7 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

All ferry routes will resume their published schedules on Tuesday, Oct. 2. Those schedules can be found here.