Tow vessel safely recovers barges that hit Starved Rock Lock and Dam

Tow vessel safely recovers barges that hit Starved Rock Lock and Dam
The towing vessel Joyce Hale recovers one of two barges that drifted into piers of the Starved Rock Dam in Utica, Ill., June 15, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MILWAUKEE — Two barges that drifted against piers of the Starved Rock Dam in Utica, Ilinois Sunday afternoon have been safely recovered. One of the barges, carrying corn, was recovered Sunday evening, while the second barge, carrying...

Coast Guard responds after barges hit dam protection wall, break free from tug

Coast Guard responds after barges hit dam protection wall, break free from tug
The Coast Guard is working the the Army Corps of Engineers and the owners of a tug and barges to quickly and safely move two barges that drifted into the protection cells (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard is working the the Army Corps of Engineers and the owners of a tug and barges to quickly and safely move two barges that drifted into the protection walls of Starved Rock Lock...

Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River after allision cleanup

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Coast Guard has reopened the portion of the Lower Mississippi River that was closed after a towing vessel allided with the I-155 bridge in Carruthersville, Mo., Monday.