Coast Guard sets safety zone, restrictions on portions of Illinois River due to hazardous conditions

Coast Guard sets safety zone, restrictions on portions of Illinois River due to hazardous conditions
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. – The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday evening that a safety zone is in effect on the Illinois River between the towns of Joliet and Lacon, Ill. southwest of Chicago. Officials from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan and Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago established a safety zone between mile marker 187.2 and 285.9 in response to hazardous river conditions resulting from...