New York Naval Militia to Assist United States Coast Guard in Enforcing Lake Champlain Navigation Rules

CROWN POINT, NY – A New York Naval Militia patrol boat will be on duty at the Lake Champlain narrows, where a new bridge between Vermont and New York is being built, to help the United State Coast Guard enforce a special navigation zone.

Massive search ongoing for missing woman and child

Missisquoi Bay, Vt. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Lake Champlain in the Missisquoi Bay area for a woman and a child after she called the Quebec, Canada, 911 emergency call center, Sat. July 31, 2010, reporting she was sinking.

New no-wake zone for Lake Champlain bridge build

LAKE CHAMPLAIN, VERMONT & N.Y. – The Coast Guard has established a no-wake zone that is effective from May 7, 2010, until December 31, 2011, during the construction of a new bridge over Lake Champlain connecting Crown Point, New York, and Chimney Point, Vermont.

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for Lake Champlain Bridge demolition

LAKE CHAMPLAIN, Vt. — The Coast Guard has established a 1500-foot safety zone for Friday around the construction area immediately before and during the demolition of two remaining piers at the former site of the Lake Champlain Bridge.

Coast Guard Station Burlington Demonstrates New Airboat

Burlington, VT – In this video, Coast Guard Station Burlington crewmembers demonstrate their new air boat’s capabilities on Lake Champlain.

Agencies warn of dangerous ice conditions on Lake Champlain

LAKE CHAMPLAIN – The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the New York State Emergency Management Office (SEMO) are warning people that the ice surrounding the Lake Champlain Bridge and near Ticonderoga, NY will not be the same as in years’ past, and that recreational activities in the area...

Severe weather keeps Lake Champlain responders busy

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard urges boaters to be cautious while on Lake Champlain today due to strong winds and waves that have kept the Coast Guard and state and local rescue crews busy.

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis management system study for Lake Champlain

BOSTON – The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a waterways analysis and management system study of Lake Champlain. Coast Guard policy requires the study be conducted every five years to ensure safe waterways and efficient navigational systems.