Merrimac Ferry Set For Final Crossing Of 2020 Season

(Columbia County) The Merrimac Ferry will close for the year Thursday. The ferry is set to complete its final crossing of the 2020 season this afternoon, according to the state department of transportation. The ferry shuttles Highway 113 traffic across the Wisconsin River between Okee in Columbia County and Merrimac in Sauk County. Throughout its 2020 season, which began in April, the ferry made over 35-thousand trips carrying over 200-thousand vehicles across the river. Ferry operations will resume in the spring.