The Real McCoy II ferry has been temporarily taken out of service to allow for emergency repairs.
The California Department of Transportation announced that crews are working to repair the boat’s propulsion system and it could return to service as early as Feb. 1.
Due to the repairs on the the Real McCoy II, all overnight maintenance previously scheduled for this week on the Real McCoy II and the J-Mack ferries has been postponed until further notice, according to a Caltrans news release. The J-Mack will remain open while the Real McCoy II is repaired.
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.
During the service interruption, motorists are advised to use Highway 160 and the J-Mack Ferry along Highway 220.
For the latest information, motorists can call the Caltrans Ryer Island Ferry Update Line at (510) 622-0120, or see the Caltrans’ Delta Ferries webpage .
Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.