State of California • Department of Transportation
Date: December 20, 2016
District: 4 - Oakland
Contact: Vince Jacala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Real McCoy II Ferry Closed For Emergency Repairs
Estimated to be Completed By December 21, 2016 at 12:01AM
SOLANO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has temporarily suspended service of the Real McCoy II Ferry to perform emergency repairs to the boat’s hydraulic system.
The Real McCoy II will be closed Tuesday, December 20. Caltrans is tentatively working to return the boat to service on or before Wednesday, December 22 at 12:01AM.
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 Sacramento and Solano counties.
For the latest information, call the Caltrans Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120.
You can also get 24/7 traffic updates on 511.org: https://twitter.com/511SFBay
Or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CaltransD4 Caltrans appreciates your patience as we work to maintain the Delta ferries.
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