Barge strike on bridge closes section of Gulf Intercoastal Waterway

Capt. John

Part of the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway had to be closed to vessel traffic after a barge allided with a bridge that connects Galveston to Pelican Island. The US Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector Houston-Galveston were notified of the allision at 09:50 Wednesday May 15th. The barge, owned...

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