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Lake Michigan ferry travels through Downtown Milwaukeee - Lake Express 2015

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Each spring, the Lake Express high speed ferry returns to Lake Michigan from a winter lay up berth located deep in Milwaukee’s Menomonee River Valley. The three plus mile journey takes the ship through numerous narrow passages and tight bends as it winds through the heart of the city’s downtown. This video follow the crew of the Lake Express as they make one of these trips on April 6, 2015, as part of the process of readying the ship for a return to service. About the Lake Express: The Milwaukee-based Lake Express ferry began service in 2004, and it is the Midwest's only high-speed auto/passenger ferry. The ferry accommodates 250 passengers, and holds up to 46 vehicles and 12 motorcycles. With terminals in both Milwaukee, Wis. and Muskegon, Mich., Lake Express makes multiple daily trips across Lake Michigan, with each voyage totaling two and one-half hours. Ample parking and easy interstate access are available at both terminals, as well as car rental, taxi and shuttle services. As a fun, fast and easy transportation service, Lake Express has become the premier travel option to avoid lengthy, congested drives through Chicago, Ill. For more information, or to schedule a trip visit www.lakeexpress.com or call 1-866-914-1010.