Coast Guard responds to downed power line, Houston Ship Channel closed

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard is responding to a downed power line in the Houston Ship Channel early Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston was notified at 6 a.m. that a barge had struck highline electrical tower 197 in Baytown. The tower supports power lines that cross the Houston Ship Channel. The Coast Guard has stopped all inbound and outbound traffic to the Houston Ship Channel and...