Coast Guard closes portion of Upper Mississippi River

Coast Guard closes portion of Upper Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — A portion of the Upper Mississippi River near Lacrosse, Wis., has been closed by the U.S. Coast Guard for dredging operations Thursday. The Upper Mississippi River has been closed to all commercial traffic at mile marker 688. The waterway is closed so that the Army Corps of Engineers can safely conduct dredging operations. The Coast Guard urges mariners to monitor VHF-FM channels 16...

Coast Guard advises of dredging operations on Cape Fear River

WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is advising mariners that dredging operations will be conducted on the Cape Fear River from February 18 to April 30. The operations will take place in the vicinity of the upper and lower Brunswick reaches and the upper Big Island reaches, between the green marker buoys 51 and 59. Dredge materials will be disposed of offshore in the Ocean Dredge Materials Disposal...