Meeting on ferry fare hike Tuesday in Southport
SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The NC Department of Transportation will hold a meeting tomorrow about the proposed rate increase on the Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry and other ferry routes up the coast.
The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the ILA Union Hall. That’s at 211 West 10th Street in Southport.
The meeting will start with a formal presentation about the toll increase. Following the presentation, citizens can make comments and ask questions.
The state has to increase ferry revenue by $5 million. That means ferry fares will likely double.
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