River reopened after barges break away on Mississippi River - KMOV.com

River reopened after barges break away on Mississippi River

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(KMOV) -- A section of the Mississippi River was closed after barges broke away Saturday. 

The US Coast Guard reopened the section north of the Jefferson Barracks Bridge and south of Sauget, Ill.

All of the barges have been corralled and the Army Corps of Engineers told News 4 they are getting them back in their place. 

There are still restrictions due to the current and debris. No vessels were submerged during the incident.

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