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Merrimac ferry shuts down for season

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MERRIMAC, Wis. (AP) -- The free ferry that carries Highway 113 traffic across the Wisconsin River at Merrimac has shut down for the season.

Wisconsin State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/tqxfEL ) services will resume in spring when the crossing channel is ice-free.

The state Department of Transportation made the announcement Sunday.

The ferry crosses between Sauk and Columbia counties.

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Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, http://www.madison.com/wsj

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