(Clay Township-WWJ) The Michigan Public Service Commission has decided to freeze rates for those who utilitze the Harsens Island ferry in Lake St. Clair, for now.
The ferry’s owner, Champion’s Auto Ferry, requested a one dollar across-the-board increase, to take effect January first.READ MORE: Michigan Environment Department Issues Violation Notices To Tribar Manufacturing In Huron River Chemical Release
The company asked that round-trip fares for cars increase to eight dollars, motorcycles to four dollars, and multi-axle vehicles go from 15 dollars to 16.READ MORE: Community Responds After More Drownings Happen In South Haven
The PSC staff and company representatives have agreed to postpone any increase until April first, or until the commission takes further action.
Harsens Island is in Clay Township, in St. Clair County.MORE NEWS: Dive Team Recovers Body Of Drowning Victim From Lake St. Clair
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