State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: November 23, 2015
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy II Ferry
Scheduled for Dry Dock and Long-Term Closure
Starting Monday, November 30
SOLANO COUNTY–The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) returned the Real McCoy II Ferry on State Route 84 to service on Saturday, November 21 following emergency mechanical repairs with the boat now scheduled for dry dock repairs starting November 30.
Regular Service Scheduled Until November 30
The boat is open and operating on its normal service schedule now and through the Thanksgiving Holiday until Monday, November 30.
Dry-dock and Long-Term Closure Scheduled-November 30-February 2016
On November 30, the Real McCoy will be closed for mandated dry dock inspection. The long-term closure is scheduled Monday, November 30 at 5:00 AM 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 Delta Ferries webpage: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/
Or follow Caltrans on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates the public’s patience as we maintain the Real McCoy Ferry.
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