USCG Closes Missouri River to Traffic

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 20, 2019

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Safety Zone; Missouri River, Mile Markers 450–625, St. Joseph, MO to Omaha, NE.

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Missouri River from mile marker (MM) 450 to MM 625 between St. Joseph, MO and Omaha, NE. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of flooding on the river that has resulted in some reported levee failures and is threatening to overtop additional levees.

Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.

DATES: This rule is effective without actual notice from March 20, 2019 until April 1, 2019, or until cancelled by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River, whichever occurs first. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be provided from March 15, 2019 until March 20, 2019.

Source: CFR

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