Crews complete salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River

Crews complete salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River
CLEVELAND — Salvage crews have completed the salvage of a 36-foot deck barge Friday that sank in the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland. Late this morning, tow trucks were able to lift the barge up onto a larger barge. It will be transported away so that the owners, American Bridge, can evaluate its serviceability. The waterway is now completely unobstructed. A safety zone set earlier has been cancelled,...

Coast Guard oversees salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River

Coast Guard oversees salvage of sunken deck barge in Cuyahoga River
CLEVELAND — Salvage crews continue to work to remove a sunken deck barge from the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland Friday after it was reported submerged and blocking part of the river’s channel Thursday. At present, the barge is out of the water, tied up, and salvage crews are pumping water out and preparing to place it on a larger barge to be transported away from the scene. Thursday at 3 a.m.,...