State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: October 24, 2014
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy II Ferry -Closed For Emergency Repairs
Crews Working to Restore Service
SOLANO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has temporarily suspended service of the Real McCoy II Ferry on State Route 84 to perform emergency mechanical repairs.
The boat was taken out of service at approximately 12 p.m. Friday, October 24.
Caltrans will notify the public once repairs are completed, and the vessel is returned to 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, 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: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the ferries.