Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Coast Guard re-opened the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic from mile marker 595 to 640 at approximately 6:15 p.m.

Coast Guard closes Mississippi River due to collision

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Coast Guard has closed the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic from mile marker 595 to 640 as the result of a towing vessel collision at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2009.