State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: January 28, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
J-Mack Ferry-Mandatory Dry Dock Upgrade Work
Long-Term Closure Begins February 27, 2015
SOLANO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled a long-term closure of the
J-Mack Ferry in the Delta starting Friday, February 27 at 8:00 AM until Friday, May 1 at 12:01 AM for mandatory repairs and inspections.
In collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guards’ mandated dry dock inspection of the J-Mack Ferry, the vessel will be closed to the traveling public beginning 8:00 AM February 27. The ferry is scheduled to be returned to service by Friday, May 1 at 12:01 AM.
During this time, the ferry will be moved to a dry dock facility for the U.S. Coast Guard inspection, and upgrade work to better suit the needs of the traveling public.
The J-Mack, also known as the Steamboat Slough Ferry, provides around the clock service on State Route 220 between Ryer Island in Solano County and Grand Island in Sacramento County.
During the closure, motorists are advised to use the Real McCoy Ferry, also known as the Cache Slough Ferry along Highway 84.
For the latest information, motorists can also call the Caltrans Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120.
Additional information is also available on the Caltrans Delta Ferries webpage at:
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://mobile.twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciate your patience as we work to maintain the J-Mack Ferry.
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