Safety Zone; South Portland, ME, Gulf Blasting Project
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a blasting and dredging project near the Gulf Oil Terminal Berth in South Portland, Maine and around the M/V RELIANCE, while transporting blasting material to the work site. These safety zones are needed to protect persons, facilities, vessels and others in the maritime community from the safety hazards associated with this blasting and dredging project, which is being undertaken to increase the water depth of the Gulf Oil Terminal berth to 41 feet. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Northern New England.
Safety Zone; Fireworks, Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, participants of the event, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA
The Coast Guard proposes updating the coordinates of the boundaries of the anchorages listed below from the former North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) standard to the current North American Datum 1983 (NAD 83) standard. These changes will not affect the locations or size of the anchorages on the NOAA charts as published by NOAA. The proposed change simply updates the anchorage positions in 33 CFR part 110 to match the current datum in use on the applicable charts, which are NAD 83.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for two nights from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. between March 19, 2007 and March 23, 2007. The exact two closure dates will be determined based upon favorable weather necessary to perform the scheduled repairs. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Anchorage G, Hampton Flats (Naval Explosives Anchorage) Hampton Roads, VA
The Coast Guard proposes changing the boundaries of Hampton Roads Explosive Anchorage Golf in response to a widening of the Norfolk Entrance Reach by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) undertaken to improve deep draft vessel traffic maneuverability, and to remove the shallow water area in the Hampton Bar Flats from the boundaries of this deepwater anchorage.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Milwaukee Zone
The Coast Guard will enforce the Manitowoc St. Patrick's Day Fireworks safety zone on the Manitowoc River on March 17, 2007 from 5:30 p.m. through 7 p.m. This action is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Chesapeake Bay and Its Tributaries and the C & D Canal, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC
This document contains a correction to the section establishing a temporary safety zone in all navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Baltimore zone published on February 23, 2007, in the Federal Register (72 FR 8112).