USCG to close West Neebish Channel January 17

U.S. Coast Guard pictures courtesy: K. MacNally

SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – Following the closure of the Soo Locks, Per 33 CFR 162.117, Director VTS St Marys River will close the West Neebish Channel effective 0800 local time on 17 January 2022.

Alternating one-way traffic will be established in the Munuscong and Middle Neebish Channels.

The Coast Guard would like to remind all recreational ice users to plan their activity carefully, use caution on the ice, and stay away from shipping channels.

Further inquiries can be made by phone to Sault Vessel Traffic Service at (906) 635-3232 or via email at [email protected].