State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: November 18, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy II Ferry -Closed For Emergency Repairs
Closure Extended Until Tuesday, November 24
SOLANO COUNTY–The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has extended the temporary closure of the Real McCoy II Ferry on State Route 84 to perform emergency mechanical repairs.
As of Wednesday, November 18 at 12:00 PM, service continues to be suspended.
Crews are now working to return the ferry to service by approximately 6:00 PM on Tuesday, November 24. The extended closure is necessary as crews discovered the need for additional repairs during emergency repairs to the boat’s hydraulic system.
Dry-dock and Long-Term Closure Still Scheduled-November 30
At this time, a long-term closure of the Real McCoy for mandated dry dock inspection is still scheduled starting, Monday, November 30 until February 2016. Caltrans will make an announcement once additional details are available.
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 and J-Mack Ferry Detour
During the service interruption of the Real McCoy, motorists are advised to use the J-Mack Ferry or the Miner Slough Bridge.
For the latest information, call the Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120.
Or check our Delta Ferries webpage: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/ Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
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