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Old 09-07-2014, 07:11 PM   #1
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Bridgeport Ferry Access

Has anyone taken a motorhome on the ferry from Bridgeport, Ct to Long Island? I am concerned about the height getting under the train tracks to Ferry Rd. The bridge I see on Broad St shows 12 ft 4 in height. I am not sure I will make that ??
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Has anyone taken a motorhome on the ferry from Bridgeport, Ct to Long Island? I am concerned about the height getting under the train tracks to Ferry Rd. The bridge I see on Broad St shows 12 ft 4 in height. I am not sure I will make that ??
Phone the ferry company terminal and ask if they carry semi's. If they do, what route do they use.
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The only access that I can see shows 12'4" under a railroad bridge. The other 3 roads are around 11' height. So I guess I really need to know my height
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If you're coming from northern New England there's another ferry that goes from New London to the north fork of LI. (Greenport?)
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I have seen big box trucks on the bpt. Ferry. I never really noticed any low bridges. I will be there on Wednesday I will take a better look.
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When U find out what cost first, you will be shocked.

It's too short and easy to drive around, piece of cake
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I do New London Regularly......it's also nicer coming into Orient instead of PT Jefferson...You can navigate Bridgeport as well but New London has a nicer approach....
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and there is nothing nice about Bridgeport
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Came down 91 from Quebec. I originally went across on the ferry from Greenport to New London on the way to Maine, Nova Scotia and P.E.I. I had never taken the ferry from Bridgeport before, so I was unsure of the approach. I agree with another poster about Bridgeport in general which was the basis of my concern, however, after a second call to the ferry company, they gave me explicit directions on how to get in without dealing with any bridges. It was easy and painless. I made the 1:30 ferry and was in Port Jefferson by 2:45

Thanks to all for the help too.
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...The bridge I see on Broad St shows 12 ft 4 in height. I am not sure I will make that ??

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The only access that I can see shows 12'4".......,. So I guess I really need to know my height

My DS MEASURES 12-7 to the top of the sat dish dome. I'm confident you're at least as tall. Need to measure; easy with a friend.
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As it turned out, a call to the ferry station gave me alternate directions which avoided all overpasses. Made it onto the ferry without an issue...😗
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