Coast Guard continues monitoring cleanup efforts for fuel spill in Norfolk

Coast Guard continues monitoring cleanup efforts for fuel spill in Norfolk
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel are continuing to monitor cleanup efforts for a fuel spill in the Elizabeth River that occurred Friday at Lambert’s Point in Norfolk. The National Response Center contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders at approximately 3:20...

Coast Guard reopens southern branch of Elizabeth River

Coast Guard reopens southern branch of Elizabeth River
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the port of Hampton Roads has rescinded the temporary safety zone on the southern branch of the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of the Gilmerton Bridge, Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The waterway is open to all maritime traffic without restrictions. Contractors working...

Coast Guard closes southern branch of Elizabeth River due to unexploded ordnance

Coast Guard closes southern branch of Elizabeth River due to unexploded ordnance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the port of Hampton Roads has closed down all river traffic on portions of the southern branch of the Elizabeth River after receiving a report of unexploded ordnance being discovered in the area, Feb. 22, 2013. Contractors working on the Gilmerton Bridge uncovered what is reported to be old, unexploded naval ordnance. As a precautionary measure,...

Coast Guard and local officials respond to oil spill in Elizabeth River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard received a report of an oil spill on the south branch of the Elizabeth River Tuesday at approximately 10:30 a.m. A state agency conducting an inspection of the Sea Solutions’ ship dismantling facility directed the operator to contact the Coast Guard after discovering the spill. Coast Guard pollution investigators were sent to respond and the owner hired Coastal...

Berkley Bridge to shut down for weekend repairs

NORFOLK, Va. – The 5th Coast Guard District commander issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operating schedule of the Berkley Bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk Friday.

Coast Guard issues new deviation for Berkley Bridge opening

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The 5th Coast Guard District commander has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operating schedule of the Berkley Bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River at Norfolk, Va., today.

Coast Guard issues deviation for Berkley Bridge opening

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Fifth Coast Guard District commander has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operating schedule of the Berkley Bridge across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River at Norfolk, Va., at the request of the Virginia Department of Transportation today.

Coast Guard announces waterway closure for Jordan Bridge removal Sunday

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads is closing the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of the Jordan Bridge at 5:30 a.m. Sunday as the City of Chesapeake removes the bridge’s lift span.

Coast Guard announces waterway closure for Jordan Bridge removal in May

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads is closing the Elizabeth River in the vicinity of the Jordan Bridge at 5:30 a.m. May 3, as the City of Chesapeake, Va., removes the bridge’s lift span.