Coast Guard closes southern branch of Elizabeth River due to unexploded ordnance

Coast Guard closes southern branch of Elizabeth River due to unexploded ordnance
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the port of Hampton Roads has closed down all river traffic on portions of the southern branch of the Elizabeth River after receiving a report of unexploded ordnance being discovered in the area, Feb. 22, 2013. Contractors working on the Gilmerton Bridge uncovered what is reported to be old, unexploded naval ordnance. As a precautionary measure,...