State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: July 14, 2016
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy Ferry -Closed For Emergency Repairs
Crews Working to Return Service
SOLANO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has temporarily suspended service of the Real McCoy Ferry on State Route 84 (SR-84) to perform emergency mechanical repairs.
Crews are now working to return The Real McCoy to service and are tentatively scheduled to return the boat to service at approximately 6:00 PM.
The Real McCoy also known as the Cache Slough Ferry, provides regular service on SR-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 today’s service interruption of the Real McCoy, motorists are advised to use the J-Mack Ferry on State Route 220 or the Miner Slough Bridge on State Route 84 to travel between Ryer Island and neighboring communities in Sacramento and Solano counties.
For the latest information, call the Caltrans Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120.
You can also find additional information on Caltrans’ Delta Ferries webpage: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/deltaferries/
Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4
Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the ferries.
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