Date: January 14, 2013
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy II Ferry Scheduled For Repairs
Two Overnight Closures Start Monday, January 28th
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will temporarily suspend overnight service of the Real McCoy II Ferry on Monday, January 28th and Tuesday, January 29th to perform necessary mechanical work on the engines.
The Real McCoy II is scheduled to be closed Monday, January 28th at 9p.m. until 7a.m on Tuesday, January 29th.
The Real McCoy is also scheduled to be closed Tuesday, January 29th at 9p.m. until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30th. All work is weather permitting.
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, motorists can 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:###