Coast Guard closes portions of Mississippi River

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has closed portions of the Mississippi River, due to high winds, Tuesday.

Portions currently closed are:

Mile marker 481.4, near Fort Madison, Iowa;

Mile marker 481.4, near Rock Island, Ill;

Mile marker 518, near Clinton, Iowa;

Mile marker 535, near Savanna, Ill;

Mile marker 579.9, near Dubuque, Iowa;

Also, an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast was issued to mariners in the areas.

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