Coast Guard closes Mississippi River after bridge allision

Coast Guard closes Mississippi River after bridge allision
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has closed the Mississippi River between mile markers 115 and 122 after a vessel allided with the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1:30 a.m. that the ITV Cooperative Spirit, pushing 29 grain barges downriver, allided with the bridge. No injuries, pollution or damage to the bridge was...