Coast Guard stresses boating safety during Norfolk Harborfest 2022

Coast Guard stresses boating safety during Norfolk Harborfest 2022
Norfolk, Va. — Coast Guard crews will be conducting safety patrols and enforcing safety zones during Norfolk Harborfest 2022 to ensure the safety of the public and the mariners participating in the event June 10-12 at Town Point Park at the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia. This event is expected to draw a large number of spectator vessels in the vicinity of Town Point Reach. To assist in maintaining...

Coast Guard closes waterway near Clinton, Iowa after bridge allision

Coast Guard closes waterway near Clinton, Iowa after bridge allision
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is reporting a waterway closure after a vessel allided with the bridge near Clinton, Iowa, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River watchstanders received a notification at 11:45 p.m. of the towing vessel DOTTIE STRAIT alliding with the Sabula Railroad Bridge at mile marker 535 on the Upper Mississippi River. The bridge will be closed to marine and rail traffic...