Coast Guard updates Ohio River safety zone

D8 LogoCINCINNATI — The Coast Guard has modified the existing safety zone restrictions for vessel traffic on the Ohio River between mile markers 454 to 468, Wednesday evening.

Vessels intending on transiting through the safety zone must transit at a minimum safe speed. In addition, all vessels including recreational traffic must maintain at least 50 yards of separation from boom and shoreside response operations.

Vessels with questions may contact the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Command Center at (800) 253-7465.

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