Coast Guard cancels safety zone on Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers

PADUCAH, Ky. –The U. S. Coast Guard has canceled the safety zone on the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers from mile marker 206 (Pickwick Landing) to mile marker 0 (Paducah, Ky.). Recreational boaters are allowed on all portions of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, including Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

Tennessee River, Cumberland River, Kentucky Lake, and Lake Barkley closed to recreational boating

PADUCAH, Ky. – The U. S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Ohio Valley, under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act, reduced the safety zone on the Tennessee River, Tuesday, to the stretch between the Highway 68 Bridge (mile marker 41.7) through Paducah, Ky. (mile marker 0), including portions of Kentucky Lake. The Cumberland River remains closed in the vicinity of Carthage, Tenn. (mile...