Friday 8th of September 2017 12:00:00 AM
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Coast Guard Rules

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River Traffic Restrictions

For the safety of those watching the events from the Ohio river, a local notice to all mariners will be in effect for the fireworks show Saturday, September 10, 2016 and the Sternwheel races Sunday, September 11, 2016.

The Ohio River will be closed to all vessels under power or moored for the firework show. The closure will be from the lower end of Buckley Island to the mouth of the Muskingum River. Vessels are not permitted to be moored to any sternwheel boat during the firework show.

All vessels should be clear of the area from 8:30 p.m. until notice is given by authorities to return.

The Ohio River will be closed to all vessels under power or moored during the Sternwheel races. The closure of the main channel and the main channel side of Buckley Island will be from the Interstate 77 bridge to the mouth of the Muskingum River.

All vessels should be clear of the area from 12:30 p.m. until notice is given by authorities to return.

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