Coast Guard continues response to barge allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge

Coast Guard continues response to barge allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge
NATCHEZ, Miss. – The Coast Guard is continuing to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, and Magnolia Marine involved in the barge allision that took place at the Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge, near Natchez, Thursday. Initial assessments of the damaged barge have indicated that two voids were breached in the incident, downgrading the maximum potential clarified oil discharged to...

Coast Guard responding to towboat allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge

Coast Guard responding to towboat allision with Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge
A barge carrying slurry oil being pushed by the towing vessel Amy Francis allided with the Natchez-Vidalia Bridge, Jan. 21, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River) MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard is responding to a towboat allision with the Natchez-Vidalia U.S. 84 Bridge on the Mississippi River, near Natchez, Miss. Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Lower...