Date: January 31, 2014
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy Ferry
Temporary Service Suspension Extended For Emergency Repairs
Return to Service Expected February 5th
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues to make emergency mechanical repairs to the Real McCoy II Ferry. The vessel is now expected to return to service on Wednesday, February 5th at 4 a.m. Crews are working to repair the boat’s propulsion system.
Caltrans will notify the public once the vessel is back-in-service.
The Real McCoy II, also known as the Cache Slough Ferry, provides regular service on State Route 84 between Ryer Island and the city of Rio Vista in Solano County.
The delta region ferry normally runs scheduled crossings every 20 minutes, on the hour, 20 minutes after the hour, and 40 minutes after the hour.
Real McCoy II Ferry Detour
During the service interruption, motorists are advised to use Highway 160 and the J-Mack Ferry along Highway 220.
For the latest information, call the Caltrans Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120. You can also find additional ferry facts, maps, schedules and pictures on Caltrans’ Delta Ferries webpage at:
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to make these necessary repairs.