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Failed weld on Canby Ferry results in temporary closure

TheCanby Ferry, which returned to service in mid-July after six months ofretrofitting and repairs, is out of service for about two weeks as workersdetermine how best to fix a failed weld.

Inspectionsshow that the faulty weld does not appear to be related to the recentretrofitting.

TheFerry normally transfers people and vehicles across the Willamette Riverbetween Canby and Wilsonville, from 6:45 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. seven days a weekexcept on major holidays and when the water level rises to 70 feet or higher.

More information about the Canby Ferry andupdates on when it will return to service are available at www.clackamas.us/roads/ferry.html

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