Coast Guard sets safety zone along Allegheny River

PITTSBURGH – The Coast Guard is scheduled to set a safety zone along the Allegheny River, Saturday, in preparation for the Pittsburgh Pirates fireworks show.

The captain of the port in Pittsburgh will establish the safety zone near PNC Park, from mile marker 0.4 to 0.6. The safety zone will be strictly enforced from 9 until 11:30 p.m.

Mariners shall not enter into, depart from, or move within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the captain of the port or a designated representative. All concerned traffic can contact the Coast Guard on the day of the event on VHF-FM Channel 16.

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