Coast Guard oversees removal of two breakaway barges on Monongahela River

PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of two barges, Thursday, that broke away following an allision on the Monongahela River. The salvage crews coordinating the recovery of the submerged barge remained on scene overnight, and recovery efforts resumed early this morning. A safety zone has been established by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh and will remain in effect on the Ohio River...

Coast Guard responds to breakaway barges on Monongahela River

PITTSBURGH — The Coast Guard is responding to the report of an allision from two barges breaking away from a towing vessel at the Liberty Highway Bridge on the Monongahela River, Thursday. At approximately 2:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report that the towing vessel Marge Mcfarlin, owned and operated by Ingram Barge Company, allided with the Liberty Highway...