Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River

Coast Guard to close section of the Cape Fear River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is implementing a closure on the Cape Fear River, South of downtown Wilmington, while crews begin to permanently raise the power lines crossing the river this week. Closures during this first week of work will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 11 through Sept. 13. Additional days will be announced as the the project proceeds. Vessels with less than a 30-foot...

Coast Guard expands waterway closures on upper Mississippi River

Coast Guard expands waterway closures on upper Mississippi River
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and industry stake holders have closed the Mississippi River from Alton, Il., at mile marker 200.5, north to Gladstone, Il., at mile marker 410.4 due to extremely high water levels and fast moving currents, Saturday. The river closure will help mitigate damage to residential areas and the overtopping of levees until conditions improve. “Safety...

Coast Guard issues waterway restrictions on Mississippi, Illinois Rivers

Coast Guard issues waterway restrictions on Mississippi, Illinois Rivers
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Coast Guard has closed portions of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers to all vessel traffic due to extremely high water levels and fast moving currents near St. Louis, Missouri, Thursday. The St. Louis Harbor is closed from mile marker 179 to mile marker 184 on the Mississippi River. A no wake order has been issued on the Illinois River from mile marker 10 to mile marker 80.2. While...

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions update for January 11th

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions update for January 11th
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has issued a number of river closures, restrictions and advisories in response to floods in the Midwest. To keep the public and professional mariners apprised of changes to river traffic, the 8th District will continue to issue press releases capturing all closures and restrictions throughout this period of high water and flooding. The following Coast Guard sectors...

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has issued a number of river closures, restrictions and advisories in response to floods in the Midwest. The following Coast Guard sectors have issued closures or restrictions: Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has reopened the Mississippi...

Coast Guard issues Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions update

Coast Guard issues Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions update
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has issued a number of river closures, restrictions and advisories in response to floods in the Midwest. The following Coast Guard sectors have issued closures or restrictions: Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Upper Mississippi River closed between mile markers 184 and...

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions

Coast Guard Western Rivers high water closures, restrictions
NEW ORLEAN — The Coast Guard has issued a number of river closures and restrictions in response to floods in the Midwest. To keep the public and professional mariners apprised of changes to river traffic, the 8th District will continue to issue press releases capturing all closures and restrictions throughout this period of high water and flooding. The following Coast Guard sectors have issued closures...

Coast Guard closes portion of Upper Mississippi River to all traffic

Coast Guard closes portion of Upper Mississippi River to all traffic
ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard has closed a portion of the Upper Mississippi River to all vessel traffic from mile markers 184 to 179, due to hazardous condition on the river near St. Louis. Capt. Martin Malloy, Upper Mississippi River Captain of the Port, closed the portion of the river near MacArthur Bridge due to extremely high water levels and fast currents caused by a sudden increase in severe...

Coast Guard reopens Upper Mississippi River near St. Louis

Coast Guard reopens Upper Mississippi River near St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — The Coast Guard reopened the Upper Mississippi River near St. Louis to recreational vessel traffic, Monday. The Coast Guard closed the river to all recreational traffic on Friday between Lock and Dam 27 in Granite City, Illinois and the Jefferson Barrack Bridge in St. Louis due to extreme high water. The river in St. Louis crested late Friday at nearly 31 feet. “Although the river...