Quick Link for the Shaftesbury Ferry Status of Operation

Note: When the Alberta 511 page opens, click on the "Ferry Crossings" link in the blue box on the right hand side of the page. Then click on the
"Ferry" symbol at the Shaftesbury crossing.

Click here for the latest Alberta 511 Shaftesbury Ferry status update.

Shaftesbury Ferry Face Book Page

Do you see a road related incident or hazardous situation that should be reported?
Contact the Alberta Highways Contract Maintenance Inspector in the Peace Region.
Peace River Area: Bill Gish 780-624-6220
Grande Prairie Area: Tom Williams 780-538-6113

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For first hand Ferry information call:
LaPrairie Highway Maintenance Grimshaw Alberta. 780-332-4452

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The Shaftesbury Ferry Crossing near Peace River Alberta is an extension of Alberta highway 740 between Highway 49 and the town of Peace River.

The Ferry runs during months that the Peace River is free of ice from 7:00 AM to 11:30 PM.
The ferry can transport several vehicles including large RV's and Tractor Trailers. Crossing is 5 minutes and there is no charge.
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