Coast Guard closes portions of the Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri rivers

ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River has closed the following sections of the Mississippi, Missouri and Illinois rivers, in addition to previous closures:

* Copperas Creek, Ill. is closed to all recreational and commercial traffic from mile marker 136 to 138.
* The Illinois River is closed to all recreational and commercial traffic from Peoria, Ill. mile marker160.0 to Chillecothe, Ill. mile marker 181.
* The Upper Mississippi River is closed to recreational traffic from Chester, Mo. mile marker 109.9 to 185.4.
* The Missouri River is closed to recreational traffic from mile marker 200 near Boonville, Mo. to the mouth of the Missouri River mile marker 0 to 200.
* The Illinois River is closed to recreational traffic from Grafton, Ill. mile marker 0.0 to 9.9 and Liverpool, IL mile marker 129.0 to 199.9.

The COTP has opened the following portions of the Upper Mississippi River Missouri and Illinois rivers to recreational traffic:

* mile marker 273.4 at Clarksville, Mo. to mile marker 301.1 on the Upper Mississippi River.
* mile marker 300 at Waverly, Mo. to mile marker 200.0 on the Missouri River.

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