Coast Guard removes restrictions on Thimble Shoals Channel near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

Coast Guard removes restrictions on Thimble Shoals Channel near Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard removed transit restrictions Friday on the Thimble Shoals Channel between buoys 1 and 2, and Anchorage C. At 2:02 p.m. Thursday, Fifth District Coast Guard watchstanders were notified a vessel being towed by McAllister Towing of Virginia Inc. and buoy 11 allided. The buoy went missing, resulting in traffic restrictions in the channel for deep-draft vessels. The...