Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River near Plaquemines Parish

Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River near Plaquemines Parish
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has reopened the Mississippi River to one-way traffic from mile marker 50 to mile marker 52, near West Point a la Hache. Vessels planning to transit the area should contact the tow vessel Kyle Joseph to make transit arrangements. The Mississippi River was closed Tuesday between mile markers 50 to 53 in response to a 22-barge breakaway. As a result of the breakaway, the...