Friday 7th of September 2018 12:00:00 AM
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Traffic Restrictions

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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 9, 2017 and the Sternwheel races Sunday, September 10, 2017.

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.

Street Traffic Restrictions

For the safety of pedestrians during the firework show, the following restriction will be made for the Williamstown Bridge on Saturday September 19, 2017:

9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Bridge closes to pedestrian traffic.

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