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Special Local Regulations, Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District; Correction
Document Number: 2018-20206
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register of August 13, 2018, concerning a notice of enforcement of regulations of special local regulations for the Baltimore Air Show from October 4, 2018, through October 7, 2018. The document contained incorrect times for the enforcement periods.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-20127
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; James River, Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2018-20067
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 17/US 258/SR 32/James River Bridge, which carries US 17, US 258, and SR 32, across the James River, mile 5.0, between Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG JUDY MORAN Hull 123
Document Number: 2018-20049
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the U. S. Coast Guard First District Prevention Division has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the TUG JUDY MORAN, Hull 123. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the vessel's side lights and stern lights, TUG JUDY MORAN cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-20043
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Farm-to-Fork Dinner event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-19934
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to reduce the size of the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone within the Chicago Harbor. This action is necessary to alleviate congestion near the Chicago Lock during regularly scheduled fireworks events. The current safety zone encompasses part of the lock restricting vessels during events. This proposed rulemaking would still prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone, but would allow the lock to remain in full operation during the fireworks display. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-19747
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Making Strides Walk against Breast Cancer event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; S99 Alford Street Bridge-Emergency Grid Replacement Project, Mystic River, Charlestown and Everett, MA
Document Number: 2018-19746
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 150-yards of the S99 Alford Street Bridge, at mile 1.4 on the Mystic River between Charlestown and Everett, Massachusetts from October 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the emergency replacement of the steel grid deck on all four bascule spans of the S99 Alford Street Bridge. This temporary rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Spaceport Camden, Woodbine, GA
Document Number: 2018-19661
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking comments from interested persons regarding a proposal to establish safety zones on the navigable waterways in the vicinity of the proposed Spaceport Camden, near Woodbine, Georgia during rocket tests, launches, and landing operations. The proposed safety zones would be necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by rocket launches and landings, and by various rocket tests.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-19597
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Sacramento Century Challenge bicycle race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0035
Document Number: C1-2018-19326
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Annual and Recurring Safety Zones
Document Number: 2018-19588
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its safety zone regulations for annual events in Coast Guard Sector New Orleans' area of responsibility. This proposed rule would add four new recurring safety zones and amend the location or dates for two events already listed in the table. This action is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual marine events. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit entry into the safety zones during the events unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Helocast Water Insertion Operation; Black River Bay, Sackets Harbor, NY
Document Number: 2018-19562
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 1,000-foot radius of the water insertion site located 600 feet offshore of Sackets Harbor Battlefield, Black River Bay, Sackets Harbor, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Black River Bay during the Helocast Water Insertion Training Event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Boston Harbor's Improvement Dredging Project, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2018-19518
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones on the navigable waters of Boston Harbor. The first safety zone will be around any vessel, barge, or dredging equipment actively engaged in dredging operations, drilling, or blasting. The second safety zone will be around any blasting worksites. These safety zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards created by the dredging, drilling, and blasting operations in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Boston Harbor's Improvement Dredging Project. When enforced, this regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0044
Document Number: 2018-19512
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0044, Outer Continental Shelf ActivitiesTitle 33 CFR Subchapter N; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River Mile Markers 824 to 832, St. Paul, MN
Document Number: 2018-19511
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 824 to MM 832. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by an oil spill response exercise. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Perch and Pilsner Fireworks; Lake Erie, Conneaut, OH
Document Number: 2018-19457
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 210-foot radius of the fireworks launch site at 500 Erie Street, Conneaut, OH. This safety zone is needed to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Perch and Pilsner Festival fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, St. Paul, MN
Document Number: 2018-19448
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for the navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River from Mile Marker (MM) 846 to MM 847. The special local regulation is necessary to protect event participants, spectators, and vessels transiting the area from potential hazards during the WCCO-TV Pulling Together marine event. Entry of vessels or persons into the regulated area is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Moonlight on the Bay Fireworks, Presque Isle Bay, Lake Erie, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2018-19414
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of the launch site located at Erie Sand and Gravel, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Presque Isle Bay during the Moonlight on the Bay fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; PA Municipal Authorities Annual Conference Fireworks, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2018-19413
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of the launch site located at Dobbins Landing, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Presque Isle Bay during the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Annual Conference fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0018
Document Number: 2018-19412
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0018, Official Logbook; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 625-0069
Document Number: 2018-19327
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0069, Ballast Water Management Reporting and Recordkeeping; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2018-19326
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159); without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Neches River, Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2018-19193
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone on navigable waters of the Neches River extending 500-feet on either side of the Kansas City Southern Railroad Bridge that crosses the Neches River in Beaumont, TX. The safety zone is necessary to protect the bridge as well as persons and property on or near the bridge from potential damage from passing vessels until missing and/or damaged fendering systems are repaired or replaced. Entry of certain vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Head of the Buffalo Regatta; Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2018-19192
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Buffalo River during the Head of the Buffalo Regatta. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; SFODA 9233 Buffalo Operation; Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY
Document Number: 2018-19191
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-foot radius of the water insertion site located offshore of Hamburg Beach/Town Park, Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie during the SFODA 9233 Buffalo Operation. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with this event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Special Local Regulation; Annual OPA World Championships, Gulf of Mexico; Englewood Beach, FL
Document Number: 2018-19176
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the OPA World Championships from November 16, 2018 through November 18, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for Annual OPA World Championships identifies the regulated area for this event in Englewood, FL. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone, Coast Guard Exercise Area, Hood Canal, Washington
Document Number: 2018-19082
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones surrounding vessels involved in Coast Guard training exercises in Hood Canal, WA from October 22 through 26, 2018. This enforcement is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and vessels near these exercises. During the enforcement period, entry into the safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or her Designated Representative.
Special Local Regulation; Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA
Document Number: 2018-19081
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA, from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. on September 2, 2018. This action is necessary to limit vessel movement within the specified race area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after racing activity in order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and the maritime public. Entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within the specified race area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound or Designated Representatives.
Safety Zone, Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2018-19078
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-09-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina. The temporary moving safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Indian River Bay, Long Neck, DE
Document Number: 2018-18936
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on waters of Indian River Bay off Long Neck, DE, from 7:30 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. on September 2, 2018, during the Labor Day Long Neck Style Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Swim for Alligator Reef Lighthouse, Islamorada, FL
Document Number: 2018-18931
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the temporary safety zone for the 6th Annual Swim for Alligator Reef Lighthouse, Islamorada, Florida from 6:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on September 15, 2018. Our regulation for Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2018-18930
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 3rd Annual Iron Man. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2018-18929
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred A. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the 30th Annual Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Charenton Canal, Baldwin, LA
Document Number: 2018-18872
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway Company swing span bridge across Charenton Canal, mile 0.4, at Baldwin, LA. The deviation is necessary to complete repairs, install a bridge deck, and change out a generator. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for 48 hours.
2018 Quarterly Listings; Safety Zones, Security Zones, Special Local Regulations, Drawbridge Operation Regulations and Regulated Navigation Areas
Document Number: 2018-18852
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notification of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard that were made temporarily effective but expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This document lists temporary safety zones, security zones, special local regulations, drawbridge operation regulations and regulated navigation areas, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Safety Zone; Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-18850
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan, near Chicago, IL. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with a competition involving motorized personal vehicles on Lake Michigan. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2018-18824
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a fireworks display taking place over the Patapsco River, Baltimore, MD, on September 15, 2018. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waterways during the fireworks display. Our regulation for recurring safety zones for fireworks displays within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this fireworks display. During the enforcement period, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or designated representative on scene.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Document Number: 2018-18821
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the George Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 845, New Smyrna Beach, FL. The deviation is necessary to accommodate painting of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed to navigation position from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. nightly Sunday through Friday.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Pierce, FL
Document Number: 2018-18820
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Fort Pierce North Causeway A1A Bridge (Banty Sanders) across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), mile 964.8 at Fort Pierce, St Lucie County FL. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow the bridge to remain in the closed to navigation position from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Special local regulation; Battle of the Bridges, Intracoastal Waterway; Venice, FL
Document Number: 2018-18771
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Intracoastal Waterway. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Venice, FL, during the Battle of the Bridges on September 15, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the race area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2018-18712
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Saugatuck River, Saugatuck, CT
Document Number: 2018-18650
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North SAGA Bridge across the Saugatuck River, mile 1.1 at Saugatuck, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to conduct bridge maintenance and repair work. The deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to maritime navigation on weekdays and requires the bridge to open with 24 hours advance notice on weekends.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Passaic River, Harrison, NJ
Document Number: 2018-18638
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Route 280 Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 5.8, at Harrison, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary to perform steel repairs at the lift span. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during the construction period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sloop Channel, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: 2018-18637
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, at Hempstead, NY. The deviation is necessary to complete structural, mechanical, and electrical rehabilitations on the bridge. This temporary deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for two short periods, and allows the bridge to open only one bascule span at a time over various periods to facilitate bridge repairs.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
Document Number: 2018-18625
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 754.0 to MM 760.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment during the Owensboro Airshow. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Delaware River Fireworks Display, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2018-18596
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Delaware River in the vicinity of Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA, from 8:30 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on September 1, 2018, during the Delaware River Waterfront Corp Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2018-18592
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Interstate 5 (I-5) Bridge, north bound, across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. The deviation is necessary to conduct gear alignment and bearing clearances. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Safety Zones, Hurricane Lane Port Closures for Hawaiian Islands
Document Number: 2018-18581
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 9 temporary safety zones encompassing Hawaii's commercial harbors to include Nawiliwili and Port Allen, Kauai; Barber's Point and Honolulu Harbor, Oahu; Kaunakakai, Molokai; Kaumalapau, Lanai; Kahului, Maui; and Kawaihae and Hilo on the Island of Hawaii. These temporary safety zones are necessary to protect the harbors from the potential impacts of Hurricane Lane and when enforced functionally close the port to commercial vessel traffic and require the evacuation of vessels in accordance with the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Heavy Weather and Hurricane Plan.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0060
Document Number: 2018-18580
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0060, Vapor Control Systems for Facilities and Tank Vessels; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.