Routine maintenance to shut down ferry
RIO VISTA — The Real McCoy II ferry will shut down overnight Thursday for regular preventive maintenance, the state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday.
Service will stop at 10 p.m. and will resume at 4 a.m. Friday.
The ferry provides service on Highway 84 between Ryer Island and Rio Vista. Caltrans advises motorists to use Highway 160 and the J-Mack ferry along Highway 220.
Reach Glen Faison at 427-6925 or email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GlenFaison.
Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He has 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.