Coast Guard responds to grounded barge on Monongahela River

Coast Guard responds to grounded barge on Monongahela River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); MAXWELL, Pa. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a grounded barge on the Monongahela River, Friday. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Pittsburgh closed the Monongahela River at mile marker 59.6 near the grounded Francis J. Blank and tows. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit...

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Allegheny River

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Allegheny River
PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Pittsburgh will establish a safety zone on the Allegheny River, Saturday, for a fireworks display sponsored by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Navigation will be restricted the entire width of the river from mile marker 0.4 to mile marker 0.6. The safety zone will be enforced from 9 p.m. until approximately 11:30 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Ohio River

Coast Guard sets safety zone on Ohio River
WELLSBURG, W.Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Pittsburgh will establish a safety zone impacting the Ohio River, Wednesday, for a fireworks display sponsored by the Wellsburg Fourth of July Committee. Navigation will be restricted extending 300 feet from the left descending bank from mile marker 73.5 to mile marker 74.0. The safety zone will be in effect from 9 p.m. until approximately 11...

Coast Guard announces safety zone on Allegheny River

PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Pittsburgh will establish a safety zone from mile marker .4 to mile marker .6 on the Allegheny River, Saturday, for a fireworks display sponsored by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Navigation will be restricted the entire width of the river from mile marker .4 to mile marker .6. The safety zone will be enforced from 9 p.m. until approximately 11:30 p.m. Persons...

Coast Guard reopens Monongahela, Ohio River after salvage operations

PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard reopened the Monongahela and Ohio rivers, Saturday, following the completion of salvage operations for two breakaway barges. The Captain of the Port Pittsburgh cancelled the safety zone for the Monongahela River, from mile marker 0.0 to 1.2, and a portion of the Ohio River, from mile marker 0.0 to 0.2. Both rivers have been reopened to all vessel traffic. A total of 10...

Coast Guard oversees removal of two breakaway barges on Monongahela River

PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of two barges, Thursday, that broke away following an allision on the Monongahela River. The salvage crews coordinating the recovery of the submerged barge remained on scene overnight, and recovery efforts resumed early this morning. A safety zone has been established by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh and will remain in effect on the Ohio River...

Coast Guard Reopens Portion of Mississippi River

U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Lt Brian Sattler.NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Sector Lower Mississippi River has reopened the section of the river, Tuesday, which had been closed as a measure to prevent damage to flood protection structures. After close coordination with all stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Mayor of Vidalia, Coast Guard Captain of the...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone on the Allegheny River

PITTSBURGH — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone on the Allegheny River, Friday, in preparation for the First Night Pittsburgh. The safety zone will extend the entire width of the river from mile marker 0.6, near the Roberto Clemente Bridge, to mile marker 0.8, near the Rachel Carson Bridge, from 5:30 p.m., until 6:45 p.m. Mariners shall not enter into, depart from, or move...

Coast Guard sets safety zone on the Allegheny River

PITTSBURGH — The U. S. Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone on the Allegheny River, Saturday, in preparation for the Head of the Ohio Regatta. The safety zone will be from mile marker 0.0, near Heinz Quay, to 3.3, near the 40th Street Bridge, and will be enforced from 6:30 a.m., until 6:30 p.m. Mariners shall not enter into, depart from, or move within the safety zone unless specifically...