Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge

Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a car that entered the water from the Claiborne Avenue Bridge at mile marker 7 on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the initial notification at 12:36 p.m. of a 4-door Jeep Cherokee with allegedly 3 people inside entering...

Coast Guard reopens waterway after collision in the Intracoastal Waterway

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for the Houston/Galveston area has reopened a two-mile stretch of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Sunday, after a collision between Bolivar Peninsula and Goat Island caused one of the involved boats to sink, presenting a possible hazard to navigation. At approximately 1 p.m., the captain of the towing vessel Dixie Courage contacted Coast Guard Sector...

St. Pete Beach, South Pasadena drawbridge schedule to change

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard has approved a temporary deviation governing the operations of two drawbridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2 to May 8.