1/29/2013

A 16-mile stretch of the Mississippi River remains closed after a barge hit a bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., and began leaking oil on Sunday. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Jonathan Lally said there's no time frame on when commerce will resume on that section of river because the cleanup work is very sensitive. "They are concerned with safety of all those working at the site and any transit in the area could cause a wake, which wouldn't be safe for the crews there," he said.

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