Real McCoy II Ferry down for maintenance
RIO VISTA — The Real McCoy II Ferry will be out of service late this week for regular preventive maintenance, the state Department of Transportation announced.
The ferry will not run its route from 10 p.m. Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday.
The Real McCoy II also known as the Cache Slough Ferry, provides regular service on Highway 84 between Ryer Island and Rio Vista.
Caltrans advised motorists 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.
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Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.