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Restrictions for the ROCK RIVER for Friday, July 4th, 2014

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office

News Media Release

 

News Release Number

               2014-025

 

Information: Restrictions for the ROCK RIVER for Friday, July 4th, 2014

 

 

Date: July 4th, 2014

 

Time: Various

 

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Narrative: Sheriff Richard A. Meyers announces the following restrictions for the Rock River on Friday, July 4, 2014:

 

Effective at 6:00 PM Friday, July 4th, there will be a “NO WAKE ZONE” in effect from the Whitman Street Bridge south to the Fordam Dam until Midnight.

 

From 6:00 PM Friday, July 4th, there will be a “NO WAKE ZONE” in effect at Shorewood Park for a Ski Broncs Show until 9:00 PM.

 

Effective from 9:00 PM until the completion of the fireworks display, the Rock River will be “CLOSED” south of the Chestnut Street Bridge to the Fordam Dam and from the Morgan Street Bridge north to the Fordam Dam.

 

There will be a “NO WAKE ZONE” in effect from 9:00 PM until midnight for the entire Rock River in Winnebago County north of the Whitman Street Bridge.

 

The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind all boaters to operate in a safe manner over the holiday. The Sheriff’s Department will have a patrol presence on the river and anyone with questions can contact a Sheriff’s Department boat by calling (815)262-1510. Calls for service should be directed through the 911 Communication Center at (815)282-2600 and emergencies should be reported by dialing 911.

 

As always, caution should be exercised in all areas when using the river.

 

For current river conditions, and any further updates, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (815)319-6300, or the Rock River information telephone line at (815)316-8888.                                                           

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