Coast Guard announces temporary vessel traffic restrictions on Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal

CHICAGO – The Coast Guard announces temporary waterway restrictions for vessel traffic on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Oct. 4-11, with the possible need for additional temporary restrictions Oct. 13-15. These vessel traffic restrictions are necessary to facilitate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ work on an electrical barrier, which is designed to prevent the passage of Asian carp into...

Vessel traffic remains restricted near electric fish barrier

CHICAGO – The Coast Guard continues to maintain a safety zone to enforce vessel traffic restrictions in the Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal while the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers conducts tests on the effects of higher voltage on certain vessels transiting near the electric fish barrier.