Mississippi River Restrictions Lifted
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Coast Guard Captain of the Port Captain Sharon Richey, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River, issued an order today lifting the restrictions on vessel traffic transit through the affected area of the Mississippi River at the Interstate 35 Bridge collapse site here.
The bridge was closed at mile marker 853.2, due to salvage and debris removal operations.
All mariners are urged to exercise extreme caution when transiting this area and to monitor marine channel 16 for future river updates.