Safety Zone; John's Pass, Tampa Bay, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Tampa Bay, Florida in the vicinity of the John's Pass Bascule Bridge. This safety zone is being established to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the blasting demolition of the concrete portions of the John's Pass Bascule Bridge. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
The Coast Guard is temporarily revising the operating regulations for the First Avenue South dual drawbridges across the Duwamish Waterway, mile 2.5, at Seattle, Washington. The change will enable the bridge owner to keep the bridges closed during night hours for a period longer than 60 days. This will facilitate painting the structure while properly containing debris and paint.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Catholic Charities Dragon Boat Races'', a marine event to be held September 9, 2006 on the waters of the Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Baltimore Inner Harbor during the event.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Water Sport Expo, Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the Buffalo Outer Harbor during the Great Lakes Water Sport Expo on July 30, 2006. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and vessels from the hazards associated with an open water swim. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, New York.