St. Clair River to be closed for Port Huron Float Down

St. Clair River to be closed for Port Huron Float Down
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Coast Guard Station Port Huron, Mich., stands by to provide assistance as needed at the start of the 2015  Port Huron Float Down(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Lauren Jorgensen) PORT HURON, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard and multiple state and local agencies are advising the boating public that the St. Clair River is scheduled...

Coast Guard urges safety, establishes safety zone for Port Huron Float Down

Coast Guard urges safety, establishes safety zone for Port Huron Float Down
Float Down 2013 photo by flicker user Kristy. Creative Commons license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, and multiple state and local agencies are advising the boating public that the St. Clair River will be secured to all motor vessel traffic between the hours of 12 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday during the un-sanctioned marine event known...

Coast Guard to restrict vessel traffic flow in St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian coast guard, has restricted vessel traffic to one-way passage with escort until Monday in the St. Clair River from Marine City to Lake St. Clair due to heavy ice throughout the St. Clair River system. The restriction begins today at 6 p.m. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Mackinaw, Neah and Bristol Bay, along with Canadian coast guard...

Coast Guard continues transit restrictions on St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian Coast Guard, has continued restricted vessel traffic for an additional 24 hours near southern Lake Huron and the upper St. Clair River due to an ice bridge creating a hazard to navigation.

Coast Guard restricts traffic on upper St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian Coast Guard, has restricted vessel traffic for 24 hours near southern Lake Huron and the upper St. Clair River due to an ice bridge creating a hazard to navigation.

Coast Guard monitoring ice conditions in St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring large quantities of ice, including several large pieces that are beginning to break away from an ice bridge located at the southern end of Lake Huron.

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards Working Together to Clear St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are scheduled to conduct ice breaking operations in the St. Clair River, beginning at approximately 10 a.m., Monday Feb. 22, in order to mitigate possible flood activity due to a nine-mile long ice jam there, and address low-water levels on Lake St. Clair.