Real McCoy II

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History
Name: Real McCoy II
Operator: California Department of Transportation
Route: SR 84 (Ryer Island Ferry)
Launched: 2011
Identification:
General characteristics
Type: ferryboat
Length: 88 feet
Beam: 38 feet
Capacity: 80,000 pounds / eight vehicles

The Real McCoy II is a ferryboat that has operated since 2011 from Rio Vista, California on the Ryer Island Ferry route as part of California State Route 84, operated by the California Department of Transportation. It replaced the original Real McCoy in 2011.[1] It operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, three trips per hour, over the 800 foot gap in California State Route 84 in the Sacramento River delta, between Ryer Island and Rio Vista. Real McCoy II is 88 feet long by 38 feet wide, has a capacity of 80,000 pounds, and can carry up to eight vehicles. There is a 16.25-ton weight limit, tractor-trailers are prohibited, and the length limit is at the discretion of the Coast Guard.[2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Real McCoy I History". Caltrans. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  2. ^ "Caltrans Delta Ferries". Caltrans. Retrieved June 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "Special Route Restrictions". Caltrans. Retrieved June 17, 2016.