Ceremonies in Washington DC, New York City and Shanksville commemorate the events of 9-11, but the Coast Guard wanted to give the people of Pittsburgh an opportunity to reflect some twelve-years later.
A West Mifflin man was one of four sailors rescued by the Coast Guard off the coast of South Carolina.
Officials are inspecting the Hot Metal Bridge after police say it was struck by a tow boat and a barge.
Operation Dry Water begins Friday and will last through the weekend. They’ll be extra sets of eyes looking for boaters whose abilities might be alcohol impaired.
The Coast Guard issued new restrictions on boat weights.
Several bridges have been inspected and reopened, but the Coast Guard and River Rescue crews continue work today to clear the navigational channel on the Monongahela River after three barges broke loose on the water overnight.
River rescue crews and the Coast Guard were called out overnight to round up a runaway barge on the Monongahela River.
The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.
A local bridge that was hit by runaway barges on Wednesday is reopened after hours of inspection.
The Fleming Park Bridge remains closed after four barges broke free from a tow boat on the Ohio River in Neville Island.
A barge is loose under the West End Bridge.