Coast Guard closes portion of Mississippi River in Hannibal - KMOV.com

Coast Guard closes portion of Mississippi River in Hannibal

(KMOV) -- The Coast Guard closed a portion of the Mississippi River on Wednesday, for dredging operations.

The river will be closed until Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, to all commercial and recreational traffic.

An urgent Marine Information Broadcast has been issued. Mariners needing to contact the Coast Guard can do so on VHF channel 16.

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