Coast Guard sets safety zone on Ohio River

Coast Guard 8th District News
PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone on the Ohio River, Friday, in preparation for the Borough of Sewickley fireworks show.

The safety zone will extend the entire width of the river from mile marker 11.7, near the Sewickley Highway Bridge to mile marker 12.0, near Walnut Street, from 8:30 p.m., until 10:15 p.m.

Mariners shall not enter into, depart from, or move within the safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative. All concerned mariners may contact the Coast Guard on the day of the event on VHF-FM channel 16 for more information.

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