State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: September 29, 2016
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy Ferry
Scheduled Closure for Emergency Repairs
Starting Tuesday, October 4 until Friday, October 8
SOLANO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has scheduled a four-day closure of the Real McCoy II Ferry to perform emergency repairs to the boat’s hydraulic system.
The Real McCoy II will be closed Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 AM until Saturday, October 8 at 7:00 PM. All work is weather permitting. Caltrans will make an announcement if the repairs can be completed ahead of schedule.
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 of the Real McCoy Ferry, motorists are advised to use the J-Mack Ferry on State Route 220 or the Miner Slough Bridge on State Route 84 to travel overnight 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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